Lorraine Hansberry Playwright
She was born on May 19, 1930 (died on January 12, 1965, she was 34 years old) as Lorraine Vivian Hansberry. Her nickname was Hansberry Lorraine Vivian (full name).
Lorraine Vivian Hansberry was an American playwright and writer. Hansberry inspired Nina Simone’s song To Be Young Gifted and Black. She was the first black woman to write a play performed on Broadway. Her best known work the play A Raisin in the Sun highlights the lives of Black Americans living under racial segregation in Chicago. read more
Her father Carl Augustus Hansberry and Carl Augustus Hansberry was 35 years old when Lorraine born.
Is Lorraine Hansberry still alive?
No, she died on 01/12/1965, 56 years ago. She was 34 years old when she died. Cause of death: pancreatic cancer. She died in New York City
What was Lorraine's zodiac sign?
Lorraine Hansberry zodiac sign was taurus.
Awarded Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in 1998 .
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When is Lorraine Hansberry's next birthday?
Lorraine Hansberry was born on the , which was a Monday
Birth name of Lorraine Hansberry is Lorraine Vivian Hansberry