Lawrence Ferlinghetti
#4407 Overall Influence

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

American artist, writer and activist

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Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti is an American poet, painter, social activist, and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. He is the author of poetry, translations, fiction, theatre, art criticism, and film narration. Ferlinghetti is best known for his first collection of poems, A Coney Island of the Mind , which has been translated into nine languages, with sales of more than one million copies. Ferlinghetti turned 100 in March 2019, leading the city of San Francisco to proclaim his birthday, March 24, “Lawrence Ferlinghetti Day”.

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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    #1332 World Rank #283 USA Rank
    Literature
    #2127 World Rank #1288 USA Rank
    Communications