As per our current Database, Ishmael Reed is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Ishmael Reed is 84 years, 7 months and 14 days old. Ishmael Reed will celebrate 85rd birthday on a Wednesday 22nd of February 2023. Below we countdown to Ishmael Reed upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Ishmael Reed|
|Age||82 years old|
|Born||February 22, 1938 (Chattanooga, TN)|
Ishmael Reed’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Ishmael Reed was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
American author known for such satirical and political novels as Mumbo Jumbo, The Last Days of Louisiana Red, and Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down. He also published six poetry collections, ten essay collections, and several plays, travelogues, and librettos.
He attended the University of Buffalo. He published his first novel, The Free-Lance Pallbearers, in 1967.
He was a jazz musician as well as a Writer, and he played piano for The Ismael Reed Quintet.
He was born in Tennessee, but he grew up in New York. He married Carla Blank.
He was inspired by the literary career of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes.