Irwin Allen Ginsberg (Juin 3, 1926 – Aprile 5, 1997) wis an American poet an ane o the leadin figurs o baith the Beat Generation o the 1950s an the coontercultur that suin wad follae.

Allen Ginsberg
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Ginsberg in 1979
BornIrwin Allen Ginsberg
3 Juin 1926(1926-06-03)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Dee'd5 Apryle 1997(1997-04-05) (aged 70)
East Village, New York, U.S.
ThriftWriter, poet
Alma materMontclair State College,
Columbia Varsity
Leeterar muivementBeat literature, hippie
Notable awairdsNational Book Award (1974)
Robert Frost Medal (1986)
PairtnerPeter Orlovsky (1954–97; Ginsberg's daith)