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Allen Ginsberg

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Allen Ginsberg was a vegetarian Beat poet and writer

Lived: June 3, 1926 to April 5, 1997
Birth place: Newark, New Jersey

Irwin Allen Ginsberg was a famous American poet. One of his more known work was "Howl," a poem celebrating his friends of the Beat Generation. Ginsberg was borned to a Jewish family and later in life found interest in Tibetan Buddhism. He lived in San Francisco for many years with Peter Orlovsky, his life-long lover. They were active in free speech, gay rights, and justice.


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