Amiri Baraka Death
Amiri passed away on January 9, 2014 at the age of 79 in Newark, New Jersey, United States.
When did Amiri Baraka die?January 9, 2014
How old was Amiri Baraka when died?79
Where did Amiri Baraka die? What was the location of death?Newark, New Jersey, United States
Amiri Baraka Birthday and Date of Death
Amiri Baraka was born on October 7, 1934 and died on January 9, 2014. Amiri was 79 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: October 7, 1934
Date of Death: January 9, 2014
Age at Death: 79
Amiri Baraka - Biography
Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones; October 7, 1934 – January 9, 2014), formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an African-American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at a number of universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received the PEN Open Book Award, formerly known as the Beyond Margins Award, in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone.