Tuli Kupferberg

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Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 12, 2010 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 12, 2010 (86)

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About

An American counterculture author, musician, and cartoonist, he became famous for 1001 Ways to Beat the Draft, published in 1967. He is also known as the co-founder of The Fugs, a 1960s New York band.

Before Fame

He was born into a New York Jewish family and graduated from Brooklyn College in 1944.

Trivia

He identified as a pacifist anarchist during the Vietnam War era.

Family Life

He was married to Sylvia Topp. He was heavily involved in New York literary circles that included such Beat poets as Allen Ginsberg and Ed Sanders.

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His rock band, The Fugs, was named after the word that author Norman Mailer substituted for a harsher obscenity in his novel The Naked and the Dead.

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