WILLIAMS,TENNESSEE. 1911-1983) American playwright who received many of the top theatrical awards for his works. He moved to New Orleans in 1939 and changed his name to "Tennessee", the state of his father's birth. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948 and for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 1955. In addition, The Glass Menagerie (1945) and The Night of the Iguana (1961) received New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards. His 1952 play The Rose Tattoo received the Tony Award for best play.
Document Signed, oblong 8vo, August 31, 1978
This document is a signed check on his account, showing his name printed twice. He signs in full under his printed name, "Tennessee Williams." Fine for display. (Item ID: 1943)