Ed Sanders

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Ed Sanders
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Sanders reading at the House Divided poetry event, Cooper Union, April 2017
Edward Sanders

(1939-08-17) August 17, 1939 (age 82)
EducationNew York University
  • Poet
  • author
  • publisher
  • social activist
  • environmentalist
  • musician
Years active1958–present
Known forThe Fugs
Poem from Jail, City Lights Books, 1963
Woodstock Journal
Spouse(s)Miriam Sanders (m. 1967)
AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, American Book Award, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award

Edward Sanders (born August 17, 1939) is an American poet, singer, social activist, environmentalist, author, publisher and longtime member of the band the Fugs. He is a well known figure in the Beat and hippie generations.[1] Sanders was very active in the beginning of the counterculture's creation.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fugs- Ed Sanders". Furious.com.
  2. Ratliff, Ben (January 11, 2012). "Present at the Counterculture's Creation". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 May 2014.