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Zukofsky, Louis

Born: 1904 AD
Died: 1978 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Poets

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