Biography - A Short Wiki
An African-American author and Harlem Renaissance figure, she published the classic short story, Wedding Day, in 1926. Her poems include Street Lamps in Early Spring and Moon Tonight.
She was born in Texas and lived for a time on the Paiute Reservation in Nevada, where her parents taught on behalf of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
She was an editor and columnist for the New York publication, Opportunity.
How did Gwendolyn B. Bennett die?
In 1980, Crosscup died of heart failure, and Bennett herself died from cardiovascular complications on May 30, 1981, aged 78, at Reading Hospital in Reading, Pennsylvania.
|Cause of death||Cardiovascular Disease|
|Age of death||78 years|
|Birthday||July 8, 1902|
|Death date||May 30, 1981|
|Place of death||Tower Health Urgent Care - Wyomissing, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|