John Sinclair


Birthday October 2, 1941

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Flint, MI

Age 82 years old

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Poet, author, Civil Rights activist, music manager, and spoken word performer. His numerous poetry recordings include John Sinclair with Ed Moss Society Jazz Orchestra: If I Could Be With You and John Sinclair: Beatnik Youth.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Michigan-Flint.


He performed two of his poems -- "Monk In Orbit" and "Fat Boy" -- to the rock accompaniment of The Black Crowes.

Family Life

He was born in Flint, Michigan. In his youth, he wrote for several Detroit newspapers.

Associated With

John Lennon recorded the song "John Sinclair" in Sinclair's honor.