Bill Berkson

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Bill Berkson
Berkson speaking in Los Angeles, December 2007
Berkson speaking in Los Angeles, December 2007
BornWilliam Craig Berkson[1]
(1939-08-30)August 30, 1939
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedJune 16, 2016(2016-06-16) (aged 76)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
OccupationPoet, critic, professor emeritus San Francisco Art Institute
Children2 step-children with Lynn O'Hare: Andrew Kleinberg and Lisa Kleinberg-Ellerby

William Craig "Bill" Berkson (August 30, 1939 – June 16, 2016) was an American poet, critic, teacher and sometime curator. He was mainly active in Manhattan during the 1960s and 1970s.

Berkson died of a heart attack on June 16, 2016 in San Francisco, California, aged 76.[2]

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  1. NEMY, ENID (October 8, 2003). "Eleanor Lambert, Empress of Fashion, Dies at 100". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  2. "Bill Berkson, Poet and Art Critic of 60s Manhattan in Crowd, Dies at 76". New York Times. June 16, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2016.

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