BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

35th year  -  N° 296                 Thursday, 22 October 2020         Antwerpen		
Sakthi Kodu Vel Ayya
Beat poet
Allen Irwin Ginsberg


  • 3 June 1926 (+) is born in Newark, United States.

  • 7 October 1955 (x) reads his controversial poem 'Howl' for the first time at a poetry reading in San Francisco, United States.

  • 25 March 1957 (x) The poem 'Howl' by Ginsberg being imported from the printer in London is seized by customs as obscene in San Francisco, United States.

  • 5 April 1997 (-) dies of liver cancer in New York City, United States.


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