Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Helped Launch the Beat Movement, Dies at 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet and political activist who helped launch the Beat movement, died from interstitial lung disease at his home in San Francisco on Monday, his daughter Julie Sasse told the Associated Press. He was 101. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., in 1919, Ferlinghetti was best known for his first collection of poetry titled “A […]
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