Truman Capote

Author Truman Capote Full Name: Truman Capote [Truman Streckfus Persons]


Profession: Author
Why Famous: Author of many literary classics, including the novella "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and the true crime novel "In Cold Blood".

Born: September 30, 1924
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Died: August 25, 1984 (aged 59)
Cause of Death: Liver cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Truman Capote

  • 1954-12-30 Harold Arlen and Truman Capotes musical "House of Flowers" premieres in NYC
  • 1959-11-15 Richard "Dick" Hickock and Perry Smith murder four members of the Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas (subject of Truman Capote book In Cold Blood)

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