Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Poet, Author

1919 –

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Who is Lawrence Ferlinghetti?

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is an American poet, painter, liberal activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration, he is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind, a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of over one million copies.

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Born
Mar 24, 1919
Bronxville
Also known as
  • Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti
  • Lawrence Ferling
  • Lawence Ferling
Parents
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Paris
  • Sorbonne
Employment
  • City Lights Bookstore
Lived in
  • Yonkers
  • San Francisco
  • Strasbourg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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