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April 27, 2005

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August Wilson ~ (aclaimed playwright) born (Category : People)
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August Wilson

August Wilson was born in 1945 to Frederick August Kittel to Daisy Wilson and Frederick Kittel.

Among his many achievements as a playwright, August Wilson was the author of a ten-play cycle chronicling the 20th century Black American experience. The cycle included the Pulitzer Prize winning plays Fences and The Piano Lesson. He died in 2005 of liver cancer.

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