Definition of Hughes, Langston in English:

Hughes, Langston

proper noun

  • (1902–67), US writer; full name James Mercer Langston Hughes. A leading voice of the Harlem Renaissance, he began a prolific literary career with "The Weary Blues" (1926), a series of poems on black themes, using blues and jazz rhythms. Other poetry collections include "The Negro Mother" (1931) and "Shakespeare in Harlem" (1941)

Pronunciation:

Hughes, Langston

/hyo͞oz/