1904 - Born in New York City
- An American poet.
1920 - established the objectivist movement to celebrate the primacy of natural, visible objects in poetry.
- with his wife and son, both musicians, Zukofsky set to music some of his own poems and others by Catullus.
- his major work, a collection called A (began 1927), has influenced many younger poets; his shorter verse appears in All (1971)
1978 - Died on May 13
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