Robert Lavigne papers, 1954-1969.
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Philip Whalen was a Beat poet and a Buddhist Monk. From the description of Philip Whalen papers, [194-]-2001. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 57586331 Poet; associated with Gary Snyder, Lew Welch, San Francisco beat writers, and Charles Olson; ordained a Buddhist monk in the 1970s; b. 1923. From the description of Philip Whalen Collection, 1958-1977. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418352 Philip Glenn Whalen w...
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...
Aldan, Daisy, 1918-2001
Daisy Aldan was born in 1923 in New York City to Louis Aldan, a designer, and Esther Edelheit Aldan, an actress. She received a B.A. degree from Hunter College in 1943, and an M.A. from Brooklyn College in 1948, and did further graduate study at New York University. While primarily known as a poet, editor, and translator, she has given readings and lectured extensively throughout the United States, Switzerland, India, France, and Germany. She has also taught English, creative writin...
Welch, Lew, 1926-1971
Biography Although Lewis Barrett Welch's life was marked by uncertainty and a lack of permanent goals, he gained an enduring position in the world of literature through his writings and personal influence. Welch was born 16 August 1926 in Phoenix, Arizona, to Lewis Barrett Welch Sr. and Dorothy Brownfield Welch. Mrs. Welch was the daughter of a wealthy Phoenix surgeon. Lew Welch claimed that he began suffering mental breakdowns wh...
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969
Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac (March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969), known as Jack Kerouac, was an American novelist of French Canadian ancestry, who, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, was a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Raised in a French-speaking home in Lowell, Massachusetts, Kerouac learned English at age six and spoke with a marked accent into his late teens. Kerouac spent much of his youth engaged in sports and other physical activities. His athletic prowess earned him a...
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977
American poet Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV was born in Boston on March 1, 1917, to Robert Traill Spence Lowell III and Charlotte Winslow Lowell, a relation of writers James Russell Lowell and Amy Lowell. In addition to being the descendant of poets, Lowell encountered and was taught by numerous prominent poets during his classicist education. Lowell attended St. Mark's School (1930-1935), where he was influenced by Richard Eberhart, and Harvard University (1935-1937). In 1937, Boston psychiatr...
Michael McClure was an American poet, playwright, songwriter, and novelist, and part of the Beat Generation of poetry. He was one of five authors who read at the famous San Francisco Six Gallery reading, and became close with Jack Kerouac, being immortalized as Pat McLean in Big Sur. He is known as the Prince of the Frisco Scene. From the guide to the Michael McClure letter to Diane di Prima, September 1968, (Ohio University) San Francisco-based ...
Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Poet John Wieners was born in Boston on January 6, 1934. After graduating from Boston College in 1954, Wieners attended Black Mountain College from 1955-1956, studying under Charles Olson and Robert Duncan. He became associated with the Poet's Theatre in Cambridge, and his two one-act plays were produced by the New York Poet's Theatre and Judson Poets Theatre in New York. In 1957 he founded the poetry magazine, Measure, and in 1962 received the Poet's Foundation Award. Among his pub...
Olson, Charles, 1910-1970
Charles Olson, the leading voice of the Black Mountain poets, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and was a notable student at Wesleyan University, where his groundbreaking work on Herman Melville evolved into the highly praised monograph, Call Me Ishmael. Inspired by Franklin Roosevelt, Olson worked his way up through the Democratic Party, but quit after Roosevelt's death, and began a brilliant career as a writer and educator. His manifesto, Projective Verse, influenced a generation of poets ...
Dine, Jin, 1935-
Lamantia, Philip, 1927-2005
American poet. From the description of Cool ; New York blank poem New York ; [typed letter signed, to LeRoi Jones] : typescripts, 1959 / Philip Lamantia. 1959. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18423222 ...
Artaud, Antonin, 1896-1948
French poet, actor, painter, art critic, and active letter-writer; editor of the Surrealist journal La révolution surréaliste, 1924-1927. From the description of Letter to Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler from Antonin Artaud, 1923. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83603736 ...
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982
Born Dec. 22, 1905 in South Bend, IN; campaigned for many radical groups, particularly the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), and espoused eroticism and general anarchy; influenced by poet William Carlos Williams and the Second Chicago Renaissance; founded San Francisco Poetry Center with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg; although his Bohemian lifestyle was emulated by Beats, he did not like the movement for its artistic excess and lack of rigor; noted as an accomplished painter...
American writer, primarily of poetry, Corso was born in New York City in 1930. He worked as a migrant laborer, newspaper reporter for the L.A. Examiner, and merchant seaman before joining the English Department at SUNY Buffalo in 1965. In the mid-1950s he began to give public readings of his poetry, often sharing the stage with other Beat poets. His 1958 volume, GASOLINE, marks the beginning of his long association with San Francisco's City Lights Bookstore and the Bay Area in general, which fig...
Malanga, Gerard A.
American poet and photographer. Lavin is publisher of Four Zoa Books. From the description of Leaping over gravestones ; [Typed letter signed, to Stu Lavin, 1976] / Gerard Malanga. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18447199 Gerard Joseph Malanga was born on Mar. 20, 1943 in New York City; attended Univ. of Cincinnati, 1960-61, and New School for Social Research, 1961-63; BA, Wagner College, 1964; attended Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1972; ...
Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010
Writer, associate of Allen Ginsberg. From the description of Papers, 1954-1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482491 American poet, born July 8, 1933, in New York City. From the description of Peter Orlovsky Papers, 1952-1983. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122590485 Peter Orlovsky, poet, musician, farmer, teacher, and companion of po...
Ginsberg, Louis, 1895-1976
BIOGHIST REQUIRED Poet, Professor of English at Rutgers University. Ginsberg (Columbia University M.A., 1924) was the father of poet Allen Ginsberg. From the guide to the Louis Ginsberg Papers, [ca. 1920]-1976., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Louis Ginsberg (1896-1976) was a poet, English teacher, and socialist. His writings appeared in the New York Times and the New York Herald as well as in several poetry anthologies, including Modern American an...
Sanders, Edward, active 17th century
Editor of Fuck you : a magazine of the arts, and proprietor of Peace Eye Books. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1968-ca. 1969] (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13703380 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel Deputy Sec Military Dept Government of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00007d Beat poet and author, publisher and editor of Fuck You magazine and press, o...
Charles Plymell, b. 1935, (part Cherokee) poet, editor, and publisher, closely associated with the Beat writers. From the description of Charles Plymell papers, ca. 1968-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81484810 From the description of Charles Plymell papers, ca. 1968-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152755 ...
LaVigne, Robert, 1928-
Artist, book illustrator, & theatrical designer; born in 1928. From the description of Robert Lavigne papers, 1954-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938645 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Robert LaVigne is a painter, illustrator, and theatrical set designer associated with the Beat Generation and poets of the San Francisco Renaissance. BIOGHIST REQUIRED LaVigne was born in St. Maries Idaho in 1928, but moved to San Fra...
American author. From the description of Neal Cassady Collection, 1947-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632902 ...
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon...