Franklin Rosemont

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Birthday
2, 1943
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Apr 12, 2009 (65)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1943
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Apr 12, 2009 (65)

About

Chicago Surrealist Group poet, activist, editor, and scholar whose poetry collections include The Apple of the Automatic Zebra's Eye and An Open Entrance to the Shut Palace of Wrong Numbers. He edited several works on the history of surrealism, including The Forecast is Hot! and What is Surrealism?

Before Fame

He was the Chicago-born son of a jazz musician mother and a social activist father.

Trivia

He wrote a biography of labor activist Joe Hill.

Family Life

His partner Penelope Rosemont helped him found the Chicago Surrealist Group.

Associated With

He published and edited works by renowned poet Carl Sandburg.

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