Famous San Francisco poet and activist Jack Hirschman dies, group he co-founded reports
Jack Hirschman, a former San Francisco poet laureate, activist and famous Beat Generation supporter, died at his home in the city on Sunday, the organization in which he was co-founder and director said. He was 87 years old.
Speaking on behalf of the World Poetry Movement, Ataol Behramoglu said the organization learned of Hirschman’s death minutes before he was supposed to speak during the last of their regular online interviews as a committee. coordination of the WPM.