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Full Name: Allen Ginsberg
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(1926-1997) Poet, outspoken member of the Beat movement of writers. Allen Ginsberg lived at 206 East 7th Street, 170 East 2nd Street, 404 East 14th Street, and 536 West 114th Street in Manhattan, New York. He is best known for his poem "Howl," which is considered one of the essential texts of the Beat generation. Other volumes of his Whitmanesque poetry include "Kaddish and Other Poems, 1958-1960" (1961), and "The Fall of America" (1973). "Allen Verbatim" (1974) is a collection of lectures.
Author's Timeline:
1926 (Unknown) County
Allen Ginsberg was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1926. 
1997 New York County
Allen Ginsberg died in New York, New York, in 1997. 
1956 (Unknown) County
Howl and Other Poems
Collection of poetry. 
1961 (Unknown) County
Kaddish and Other Poems, 1958-1960
Collection of poetry. 
1973 (Unknown) County
The Fall Of America
 
1948 New York County
Ginsberg graduated from Columbia University in 1948.  
1968 Otsego County
In July of 1968 Allen purchases an 80-acre farm near the small town of Cherry Valley, New York, as a retreat and work place, and to insulate his partner Peter Orlovsky from drugs. 
1968 Otsego County
In September 1968, Allen Ginsberg retires to his property in Cherry Valley, New York, for the winter. He hires filmmaker Gordon Ball to manage the farm with Peter Orlovsky, and begins setting some of William Blake’s work to music for release on the Apple Records label. 
1986 Kings County
Allen is appointed Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College -- his first paid professorial job. 
1994 New York County
Buys a loft space in New York’s East Village to serve as his home and office.  
1997 (Unknown) County
Allen Ginsberg was interred in Gomel Chesed Cemetery, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. 
1962 (Unknown) County
Empty Mirror
Collection of poetry. 
1963 (Unknown) County
Reality Sandwiches
Collection of poetry. 
1964 (Unknown) County
The Yage Letters
Collection of poetry; written with William Burroughs. 
1966 (Unknown) County
The Marihuana Papers
Collection of poetry. 
1968 (Unknown) County
TV Baby Poem
Collection of poetry. 
1969 (Unknown) County
Planet News 1961-1967
Collection of poetry. 
1969 (Unknown) County
Ankor Wat
Collection of poetry. 
1970 (Unknown) County
Indian Journals
Collection of poetry. 
1980 (Unknown) County
Straight Hearts' Delight: Love Poems And Selected Letters
(Pub: Gay Sunshine Press ISBN: 0917342658; ISBN-13: 978-0917342653)
Poetry; with Peter Orlovsky. 
? New York County
Ginsberg lived at 206 East 7th Street, 170 East 2nd Street, 404 East 14th Street, and 536 West 114th Street, New York, New York.  

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