Snyder, Gary

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Snyder, Gary Gender: M
Gary Sherman Snyder
born on 8 May 1930 at 18:12 (= 6:12 PM )
Place San Francisco, California, 37n47, 122w25
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°44' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 02°08 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 07°52'

Gary Snyder
photo: Fett, license cc-by-2.0


American poet, author and member of the beat-generation with Ginsberg and Kerouac, the prototype for "Dharma Bums." Snyder lived in Japan for eight years beginning in 1956 and, later studied Buddhism there. In 1968 he won a prestigious Guggenheim fellowship and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, after publication of his book "Turtle Island" in 1974. .His poetic voice gave influence to ecological and peace movements. A widely-known lecturer, he is also the author of "Axe Handles" and has taught at the University of California.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Ginsberg, Allen (born 3 June 1926). Notes: Participants in Six Gallery reading
  • associate relationship with Lamantia, Philip (born 23 October 1927). Notes: Participants in Six Gallery reading
  • associate relationship with McClure, Michael (born 20 October 1932). Notes: Participants in Six Gallery reading
  • friend relationship with Welch, Lew (born 16 August 1926)


  • Work : Gain social status 7 October 1955 in San Francisco (Six Gallery poetry reading)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1975 (Pulitzer Prize)

Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes, Gauquelin Book of American Charts

(Linda Clark quotes him for 9:30 AM, a time about which "he felt sure as he had an astrologer do his chart.")


  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Eastern
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker (Lecturer)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (1975)