Lawrence Ferlinghetti News & Bio


Name:Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Hometown:Yonkers, NY
Born:March 24, 1919
Died:February 22, 2021
Notes:Poet, Publisher
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Remembering Lawrence Ferlinghetti at UNC
Before Lawrence Ferlinghetti was an esteemed poet, publisher and owner of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, he attended UNC, worked for The DTH and pursued...

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poetry’s Rock Star
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who died on Monday at the age of 101, was one of the key figures in 20th century American culture. He was as...

Beat poet, publisher, UNC grad Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, bookseller and activist who helped launch the Beat movement in the 1950s and embodied its curious and rebellious spirit well...

Celebrated City Lights Bookstore co-founder, UNC alum Lawrence Ferlinghetti still speaking out at 99
Yes, Lawrence Ferlinghetti has scaled back his involvement with City Lights, where he shares an office with former City Lights Publishers editor Nancy Peters, co-owner...

At 96, Literary Legend and UNC Alum Lawrence Ferlinghetti Isn't Done Yet
Lawrence Ferlinghetti lives in a modest second-story walk-up in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood. Hanging on his walls are his doctorate from the Sorbonne, an...

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