Kamau Brathwaite Death – Obituary: Caribbean scholar Passed Away.
Family and friends are mourning the death of Kamau Brathwaite who recently passed away.
Poet, scholar, and editor, Brathwaite was a towering figure in Caribbean literature and intellectual life for half a century.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Deeply saddened to hear of Kamau Brathwaite’s passing, but take solace in that his poetry and work will live forever. We send our condolences to his family and closest friends. pic.twitter.com/MKSLuEKci9
— ecda project (@ecdaproject) February 5, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
All of us on the Bocas team are sad to hear the news that Kamau Brathwaite passed away earlier today in Barbados, at the age of 89. Poet, scholar, and editor, Brathwaite was a towering figure in Caribbean literature and intellectual life for half a century.#KamauBrathwaite pic.twitter.com/TgKWFBJxin
— Bocas Lit Fest (@bocaslitfest) February 4, 2020
Barbadian Kamau Brathwaite (May 11, 1930- Feby 4, 2020) died today. His famous historical work is titled “The Development of Creole Society in Jamaica”. He also published The Arrivants (1973) and a trilogy—Mother Poem (1977), Sun Poem (1982), and X/Self (1987)
— Verene A. Shepherd (@VereneAShep) February 4, 2020