Allen’s (97th) Birthday – 1

Allen reading from Kaddish to a room of contestants at a Mah Jongg convention in Falmouth Mass, Fall 1975, (from Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Thunder Revue documentary) – Allen reading at the very first Earth Day celebration, Philadelphia, April 1970 – and (snapshot by Peter Orlovsky) under Bixby Canyon Bridge, Big Sur, December 1965 – All photos (c) The Estate of Allen Ginsberg

It’s Allen Ginsberg’s Birthday!   We celebrate Allen’s birthday today with another portfolio of photos (see our previous posting of photos here and here – color-shots today and a gathering of more (black-and-white) tomorrow

Allen Ginsberg – Self portrait at Ambassador Hotel in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Spring, 1965 (c) The Estate of Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg, Glacier National Park, Montana, June 1972 – photo by Tsultrim Allione 

Allen Ginsberg, Cherry Valley, New York, Spring 1972 – photo by Peter Orlovsky (c) The Estate of Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming,  May-June 1973 – photo by Tsultrim Allione

Allen Ginsberg,  Primrose Hill, London,  May 1965, photo by Iain Sinclair

Allen Ginsberg in Varanasi, India, 1963 – Photo by Pete Turner

Allen Ginsberg at the San Francisco Be-In, January 1967 – photo by Herb Green

Allen Ginsberg. c.1994  –  photo by Greg Allen

Allen Ginsberg, San Francisco, 1994 – photo by Susan Ragan

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