A Great American Playwright
April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005
Pittsburgh-born Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson passed away on the morning of October 2, 2005.
Funeral services for August Wilson were held Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Soldiers & Sailors National Museum & Memorial, Fifth Avenue, Oakland.
- A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial tribute to August Wilson.
- August Wilson's obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- An Associated Press obituary for August Wilson.
- A photo gallery of August Wilson from the Seattle Times.
- A tribute to August Wilson the in New York Times.
- The Hill District: August Wilson, a neighborhood portrait of the playwright.
- Bedford/St. Martin's: A list of August Wilson links.
- The Paris Review: A 1999 interview with August Wilson.
- August Wilson - A Timeline (Originally published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 5, 1999.
- Extensive resources on August Wilson published by Dartmouth College.
- CNN.com: A tribute to August Wilson, by James Earl Jones.
- Online Course Companion: August Wilson, featuring a biography, critical overview, bibliography, and links.