Ishmael Reed

About Ishmael Reed

Birth Day: February 22, 1938
Birth Place: Chattanooga, TN

Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed was born on February 22, 1938 in Chattanooga, TN. 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.
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Popular As Ishmael Reed
Occupation Poet
Age 82 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 22, 1938 (Chattanooga, TN)
Birthday February 22
Town/City Chattanooga, TN
Nationality TN

🌙 Zodiac

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.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

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.

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About

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.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Buffalo. He published his first novel, The Free-Lance Pallbearers, in 1967.

Trivia

He was a jazz musician as well as a Writer, and he played piano for The Ismael Reed Quintet.

Family Life

He was born in Tennessee, but he grew up in New York. He married Carla Blank.

Associated With

He was inspired by the literary career of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes.

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