B. R. Hayden

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United States, Poet
August 4, 1913February, 25, 1980.

Robert Hayden was an American poet, essayist, and educator. He served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1976 to 1978, a role today known as US Poet Laureate. He was the first African-American writer to hold the office.

Also known as Essayist, Educator

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