Corso (& Whitman)

Gregory Corso, 1993

More Beat photo portfolios. Today, March 26, would have been the 87th birthday of the rambunctious Gregory Corso.

Gregory Corso, New York City, 1953 – Photography by Allen Ginsberg

Gregory Corso at the Beat Hotel, Paris, 1958 – Photograph by Harold Chapman

Gregory Corso, making a call in the White Horse Tavern, New York City, February 1959 –  Fred W. McDarrah – Photo Courtesy Estate of Fred W, McDarrah

Gregory Corso in front of the Parthenon, Athens, 1959. Photograph by James Burke

Gregory Corso, Tangier, July 1961. Photograph by Allen Ginsberg

Gregory Corso at the Royal Albert Hall, London, 1965 (a still from Peter Whitehead’s film, Wholly Communion

Gregory Corso at Salem State College, Salem, Mass, 1973

Gregory Corso, Boulder, Colorado, 1974. Photograph by Rachel Homer

Gregory Corso at the Marin Headlands, 1978. Photograph by Larry Keenan

Gregory Corso, Amsterdam, 1979. Photograph by Ira Cohen

Gregory Corso, Boulder, Colorado, 1985. Photograph by Allen Ginsberg

Gregory Corso, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1986. Photograph by Allen Ginsberg

Gregory Corso, New York City, 1986. Photograph by Hank O’Neal

Gregory Corso, New York City, 1996. Photograph by Allen Ginsberg

W.Curtis Taylor (Broadbent & Taylor) Photographer – (Walt) Whitman With Butterfly (1877)

Today was also the anniversary of the death (1892) of Walt Whitman

Title page of Leaves of Grass (‘deathbed’ edition), with author’s note to the printer, 1892, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress

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