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Full Name: Frank O'Hara
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(1926-1966) Poet. Frank O'Hara was born in Baltimore, Maryland; he lived at 441 East 9th Street, near Tompkins Square Park, the Lower East Side, New York, New York. His collection of poems, "A Byzantine Place," and "Try! Try!," a verse play, won O'Hara the Avery Hopwood Major Award in poetry. O'Hara then moved to New York to join fellow poet John Ashbery whom he had met at Harvard. Living at first on the money from the Hopwood, O'Hara wrote poetry and explored the city. In New York, O'Hara was free to indulge his interest in the arts. O'Hara began to write articles for "Art News" and in 1953 became an editorial associate. He continued to write for the publication when he returned to the Museum of Modern Art in 1955. O'Hara (with John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch) became part of the avant-garde art scene which was then developing around abstract expressionism.
Author's Timeline:
1926 (Unknown) County
Frank O'Hara was born as Francis Russell O'Hara in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 27, 1926. 
1966 Suffolk County
Frank O'Hara died on Fire Island, Suffolk County, New York, on July 25, 1966. 
1951 (Unknown) County
A City Winter and Other Poems
(Pub: Tibor De Nagy Gallery ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1957 (Unknown) County
Meditations In An Emergency
(Pub: Grove ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Second Avenue
(Pub: Corinth Books ISBN: 0870910523 / 978-0870910524)
 
1969 (Unknown) County
Odes
(Pub: Poets Press ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1964 (Unknown) County
Lunch Poems
(Pub: City Lights Books ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1965 (Unknown) County
Love Poetry (Tentative Title)
 
1971 (Unknown) County
The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara
(Pub: Knopf ISBN: 0394439015 / 978-0394439013)
Poetry. 
1974 (Unknown) County
The Selected Poems of Frank O'Hara
(Pub: Random House Inc ISBN: 039446026X / 978-0394460260)
Poetry. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Poems Retrieved: 1950-1966
(Pub: Grey Fox Press ISBN: 0912516186 / 978-0912516189)
Poetry. 
1966 Suffolk County
Frank O'Hara is interred in the Green River Cemetery in Springs, Town of East Hampton, New York. 
1975 (Unknown) County
Art Chronicles, 1954-1966
(Pub: George Braziller ISBN: 080760755X / 978-0807607558)
 
? New York County
Mr. O'Hara lived at 441 East 9th Street, near Tompkins Square Park, the Lower East Side, New York, New York. 

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