Early Life James Mercer Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri.New York, New York, iN these groups"s, an artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.Also around this time, Hughes began contributing a column to the Chicago Defender, for which he created a comic character named Jesse.

While Hughes mother moved around during his youth, Hughes was raised primarily by his maternal grandmother, Mary, until she died in his early teens.Citation Information Article Title Langston Hughes Biography Author m Editors Website Name The m website Access Date rrentTime date mmmm d, yyyy' Publisher A E Television Networks Last Updated January 9, 2019 Original Published Date April 2, 2014.

Birth Date, february 1, 1902, death Date, may 22, 1967, education.He died on May 22, 1967.Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.