American artist, writer and activist

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is ...

Born 24 Mar 1919 in Yonkers
Age99 years, 7 months
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence FerlinghettiFrom the poetry reading at City Lights Books

About Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (born March 24, 1919) is an American poet, painter, socialist 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 (1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies.

He is also known as Feilingedi, Lawrence Ferling and L. Ferlinghetti.


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