Harold Norse

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Birthday
6, 1916
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Jun 8, 2009 (92)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1916
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Jun 8, 2009 (92)

About

An American novelist and poet known for his literary use of colloquial language and everyday images, he is most famous for works such as The Undersea Mountain, Karma Circuit, and The Dancing Beasts. He was an American expatriate and a member of the Beat Generation.

Before Fame

He graduated from Brooklyn College in 1938. He published his first poetry collection, The Undersea Mountain, in 1953.

Trivia

He lived and wrote in Italy for five years.

Family Life

He was born to an unmarried Lithuanian Jewish woman in Brooklyn, New York.

Associated With

He was friends with Allen Ginsberg and several other Beat writers.

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