Countee Cullen

Countee Cullen (pictured), a poet who rose to fame during the Harlem Renaissance, was a contemporary of famed writer Zora Neale Hurston. Cullen amassed an…

    ( 1903 – 1946 ) Countee Cullen, poet, died on January 9,1946. Cullen was a major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance” . Cullen was a 42-year old French teacher at a Harlem public school at the time of his death.     

Countee Cullen poet, was born in Baltimore, MD, May 30, 1903. His first book of poetry was Color. The Lost Zoo is another of his published works. Cullen was a major contributor to the “Harlem Renaissance.”   TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.