NEW YORK (AP) _ The 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama went Monday to David Auburn for his play ``Proof.''

The award for biography went to David Levering Lewis for the second volume of his biography of civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, ``W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and The American Century, 1919-1963.''

The Pulitzer for history went to Joseph J. Ellis for his book, ``Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation.''

The Pulitzer for fiction was awarded to Michael Chabon for ``The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.'' Stephen Dunn won the Pulitzer for poetry for his volume of original verses, ``Different Hours.''

The Pulitzer for general non-fiction was awarded to Herbert P. Bix for ``Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan.'' The music prize was given to John Corigliano for ``Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra.''