Ira Cohen

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Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 25, 2011 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Apr 25, 2011 (76)

About

Poet, photographer, artist, publisher, and filmmaker known for his mylar images of celebrities and for his papier-mache masks of poets. Also an editor, he worked for the Los Angeles-based Third Rail magazine.

Before Fame

He briefly attended Cornell University and Columbia University.

Trivia

He wrote The Hashish Cookbook under the pseudonym of "Tangier Rose."

Family Life

He and his wife, Arlene Bond, raised two children.

Associated With

He was a friend of famous beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg.

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