Obituary of Allen Ginsberg

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Allen Ginsberg

Irwin Allen Ginsberg (born June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey) was a poet and writer who was best known for being a visionary poet and the founding father of the Beat generation, and was also known for his 1956 epic poem, “Howl.” Allen died on April 5, 1997 and his death was because of liver cancer. He died at age 70.

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Allen Ginsberg Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Ginsberg, Allen
    • Common Name: Allen Ginsberg
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
    • Birth Date: June 03, 1926
    • Age: 70 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Irwin Ginsburg
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Buddhist
    • Net Worth: $3 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Fuchsia (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Allen's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Irwin Allen Ginsburg
    • Father: Louis Ginsberg (born October 1, 1895-died July 6, 1976)
    • Mother: Naomi Ginsberg (née Levy, 1896-1956)
    • Brother(s):
      • Eugene Ginsberg (1921-2001)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Peter Orlovsky (partnered 1954-1997, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 05 1997 at age 70
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Liver cancer
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes buried at Gomel Chesed Cemetery in Newark, New Jersey

Category Tags:

PoetWriter American Born on June 3rd Born in 1926 Born in New JerseyDied in 1997Died at age 70Died from Liver cancer

Allen's Notable Roles:

  • Howl (1956)

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