Ira Cohen

Poet, Visual Artist

1935 – 2011

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Who was Ira Cohen?

Ira Cohen was an American poet, publisher, photographer and filmmaker. Cohen lived in Morocco and in New York City in the 1960s, he was in Kathmandu in the 1970s and traveled the world in the 1980s, before returning to New York, where he spent the rest of his life. Cohen died of renal failure on April 25, 2011. Ira Cohen's literary archive now resides at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

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Born
Feb 3, 1935
The Bronx
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Horace Mann School
  • Cornell University
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Apr 25, 2011
New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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