Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence Gender: M
born on 24 March 1919 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Yonkers, New York, 40n56, 73w54
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°19' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 05°11 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 19°47'

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
photo: voxtheory from Las Vegas, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American poet, painter, liberal activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.

Author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration, he is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of over one million copies.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Welch, Lew (born 16 August 1926)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites Bill Morgan's book, "Lawrence Ferlinghetti, A Comprehensive Bibliography to 1980" (Garland, 1982), p. XV: "Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born March 24, 1919, at 7:30 PM as indicated on his birth certificate in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, no. 470, district no. 5907.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor