1866 – 1951
Who was Gelett Burgess?
Frank Gelett Burgess was an artist, art critic, poet, author and humorist. An important figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary renaissance of the 1890s, particularly through his iconoclastic little magazine, The Lark, he is best known as a writer of nonsense verse. He was the author of the popular Goops books, and he invented the blurb.
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- Jan 30, 1866
- Also known as
- Frank Gelett Burgess
- United States of America
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Lived in
- San Francisco Bay Area
- Sep 18, 1951