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Publisher and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti dead at 101

4 days ago   |   By Page Six

SAN FRANCISCO - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, bookseller and activist who helped launch the Beat movement in the 1950s and embodied its curious and rebellious spirit well into the 21st century, has died at age 101. Ferlinghetti, a San Francisco institution, died Monday at his home, his son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti said. A month shy...
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti Dies: Integral Figure Of Beat Poetry Movement Was 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Dies: Integral Figure Of Beat Poetry Movement Was 101

4 days ago   |   By Deadline

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the founder of San Francisco's iconic City Lights Books and an integral figure in the Beat poetry movement, has died. The publisher and activist's son, Lorenzo Ferlinghetti told AP that he died Monday at his home of lung disease. He was 101. The San Francisco icon helped launch the Beat movement in the...
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