(1922 – 1966)
A pioneer of the “Beat Generation”, he was an author and poet. His literary prestige grows every year, and all of his works are still in print. He covered just about every topic, and during his life, he was an underground celebrity. Of course now that he is gone the Establishment recognizes his genius. Isn’t it funny how often that happens.
Best known as an author, his poetry is something to read too. Check out his work, he was way ahead of his time.
He is buried in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the Edson Cemetery