Moses, Gilbert

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Moses, Gilbert Gender: M
born on 20 August 1942 at 17:20 (= 5:20 PM )
Place Cleveland, Ohio, 41n30, 81w42
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 27°12' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 15°53 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 04°01'


American director, talented and versatile as an actor, playwright, documentary writer, guitar player and composer. He has won an Obi, a Tony nomination and a Drama Desk award for his work. Moses was the co-founder and artist director of The Free Southern Theatre in New Orleans, 1963; he wrote the music and lyrics, scored four songs and directed "Willy Dynamite" in 1974 and directed "The Fish That Saved Brooklyn," 1979. His TV credits include "Roots," 1977 and more, mostly theatrical musicals and dramas.

Moses was married three times, to actress Denise Nicholas, Wilma Butler, and Dee Dee Bridgewater, and had two daughters, Tsia and China (9 January 1978).

He died of multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) at age 52 on April 15, 1995 in Manhattan

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : New Career 1963 at 12:00 midnight in New Orleans, LA (Co-founder and artistic director of The Free Southern Theatre)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1974 ("Willy Dynamite")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1977 ("Roots")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1979 ("The Fishe That Saved Brooklyn")
  • Death by Disease 15 April 1995 (Multiple myeloma, age 52)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Frank C. Clifford


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Bone marrow cancer)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Documentary writer)
  • Notable : Awards : Tony (Nomination)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Obi)