How Kamau Brathwaite Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Kamau Brathwaite reached the impressive age of 89 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous poet.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Caribbean poet and academic known for a 2006 Griffin Poetry Prize-winning collection entitled Born to Slow Horses. His scholarly works include History of the Voice and Afternoon of the Status Crow.

He studied at Harrison College, Pembroke College, and Cambridge University and later co-founded the Caribbean Artists Movement.

He taught in the Comparative Literature Department at New York University. 

He married his first wife, Doris Monica Wellcome, in 1960; later, he wed Beverley Reid.

He and Canadian author Alden Nowlan were both recipients of Guggenheim Fellowships.

How did Kamau Brathwaite die?

Information about the death of Kamau Brathwaite
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death89 years
ProfessionPoet
BirthdayMay 11, 1930
Death dateFebruary 4, 2020
Place of deathBarbados
Place of burialN/A