Richard Seaver

Organization founder

1926 – 2009

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Who was Richard Seaver?

Richard Woodward Seaver was an American translator, editor and publisher. Seaver was instrumental in defying censorship, to bring to light works by authors such as Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet, Henry Miller, William S. Burroughs, Hubert Selby, Eugène Ionesco, E.M. Cioran, D.H. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac, Robert Coover, Harold Pinter and the Marquis de Sade.

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Born
Dec 31, 1926
Watertown
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Paris
Died
Jan 6, 2009
Manhattan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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