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Birth Name: Quincy Troupe

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: St. Louis

Date Of Birth: July22, 1939

Date Of Death: August 10, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Quincy Troupe was born on the 22nd of July, 1939. He was popular for being a Poet. Poet, editor, and author of The Architecture of Language: Poems; James Baldwin: The Legacy; and Miles and Me: A Memoir of Miles Davis. He became the first Poet Laureate of California in 2002.

Quincy Troupe was born in St. Louis. He studied at Grambling State University on an athletic scholarship. After dropping out of school, he entered the U.S. Army and lived in France. While in France, he met author and philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, who inspired him to become a writer. He was the director of the Malcolm X Center in Los Angeles for several years. While teaching at the University of California, San Diego, he also founded a literary magazine.

Quincy Troupe was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Quincy Troupe was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Quincy Troupe is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Quincy’s Quincy Troupe attended Vashon HS (St. Louis, MO).


Quincy Troupe’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Quincy Troupe’s parents.

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Quincy Troupe was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME:Quincy Troupe
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Quincy Troupe was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Quincy Troupe was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Quincy Troupe had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Quincy Troupe’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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