August Wilson facts for kids
August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) was an American playwright. His best known work was a collection of ten plays, The Pittsburgh Cycle, for which he received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. His works talk about the tragic lives and hardships African-Americans had in the 20th century. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Wilson died on October 2, 2005 in Seattle, Washington of liver cancer, aged 60.
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Wilson's childhood home at 1727 Bedford Avenue in Pittsburgh
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