As per our current Database, William Attaway is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, William Attaway is 110 years, 6 months and 3 days old. William Attaway will celebrate 111rd birthday on a Saturday 19th of November 2022. Below we countdown to William Attaway upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||William Attaway|
|Age||109 years old|
|Born||November 19, 1911 (Mississippi)|
William Attaway’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
William Attaway was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
An African-American songwriter, fiction writer, and playwright, he is known for his 1941 novel, Blood on the Forge, and for his 1957 work, Calypso Song Book. His early works include Carnival and Let Me Breathe Thunder.
He was a tennis champion at the University of Illinois. After graduating from college, he settled in New York.
He spent his last years working in Los Angeles as a screenwriter.
He and his Caucasian wife, Frances, were married in 1962. To escape American racial prejudice, they settled in Barbados with their two children.
As a young man, Attaway read a poem by Langston Hughes and was inspired to become a writer.