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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and activist, dies at 101

11 days ago   |   By Politico

SAN FRANCISCO - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, bookseller and activist who helped launch the Beat movement in the 1950s and embody its curious and rebellious spirit well into the 21st century, has died at age 101.
Ferlinghetti, a San Francisco institution, died Monday at his home, his son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti said. A month shy of his 102nd birthday, Ferlinghetti died “in his own room,” holding the hands of his son and his son's girlfriend, “as he took his last breath.” The cause of death was lung disease.
Few poets of the past 60 years were so well known, or so influential...
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Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101

Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101

11 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JANIE HAR and HILLEL ITALIE
SAN FRANCISCO - Poet, publisher and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who helped launch and perpetuate the Beat movement, has died. He was 101.
Ferlinghetti died at his San Francisco home Monday, his son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti told The Associated Press Tuesday. The cause was lung disease.
His father died “in his own room,” holding the hands of his son and his son's girlfriend, “as he took his last breath, his son said.
Lorenzo Ferlinghetti said his father loved Italian food and the restaurants in the North Beach neighborhood where he made his home and founded...
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