Daniel Moore

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Birthday
30, 1940
Birthplace
Oakland, CA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Oakland, CA

About

Islamic poet and essayist known for Ramadan Sonnets, Dawn Visions, and other works. Also a librettist for operas and musical plays, he worked on such theatrical projects as Bliss Apocalypse and Meeting in Mecca.

Before Fame

He lived in Boston in the 1960s and sometimes read his poems on local radio programs. He subsequently moved to San Francisco; his debut poetry collection was published by City Lights Books in 1964.

Trivia

He was the librettist for a 1968 opera entitled The Walls are Running Blood.

Family Life

He was born in Oakland, California. He later had two children with his wife Malika.

Associated With

He was a friend of poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.