Robert Hayden Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Robert Hayden

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Biography Of Robert Hayden
Real Name Robert Hayden
Also Listed In Poets
Famous as Poet, Essayist, Educator
Nationality American
Personal Life of Robert Hayden
Born on 04 August 1913
Birthday 4th August
Died At Age 66
Sun Sign Leo
Born in Detroit
Died on 25 February 1980
Place of death Ann Arbor
Grouping of People African American Authors, Black Authors, Black Poets
City Michigan
Family Background of Robert Hayden
Father AsaSheffey
Mother Ruth
Spouse/Partner Erma Morris
Education University of Michigan, Wayne State University
Personal Fact of Robert Hayden

Robert Hayden was a famous American poet, essayist, and educator. He is best remembered for his book Ballad of Remembrance, for which he was awarded the grand prize for poetry at the First World Festival of Negro Arts in Dakar, Senegal. In 1975, Hayden became the Fellow of the academy of American Poets. In the subsequent year, he was appointed as the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.

He was the first African American holder of that post. Hayden also held the post of a professor of English at the University of Michigan. His significant works included Heart-Shape in the Dust, The Lion and the Archer(1948), Figures of Time: Poems (1955), A Ballad of Remembrance (1962). Some of his famous poems are, Those Winter Sundays, The Whipping, Runagate, and Frederick Douglass”.

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