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Kenneth Koch

Kenneth KochAKA Jay Kenneth Koch

Born: 27-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Died: 6-Jul-2002
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: On the Great Atlantic Rainway

Military service: US Army (infantry, WWII, Philippines)

Wife: Janice (d. 1981)
Daughter: Katherine (b. 1956)
Wife: Karen (m. 1994)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1948)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1953)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1959)
    Professor: Columbia University (1959-)

    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1995
    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1996

Author of books:
Poems (1953, poetry)
Ko; or, A Season on Earth (1959, poetry)
Sleeping with Women (1969, poetry)
Wishes, Lies, and Dreams: Teaching Children to Write Poetry (1970)
A Change of Hearts: Plays, Films, and Other Dramatic Works 19511971 (1973, drama)
Rose, Where Did You Get That Red? Teaching Great Poetry to Children (1973)
The Art of Love: Poems (1975, poetry)
The Red Robins (1975, novel)
The Duplications (1977, poetry)
I Never Told Anybody: Teaching Poetry Writing in a Nursing Home (1977)
The Burning Mystery of Anna in 1951 (1979, poetry)
Seasons on Earth (1987, poetry)
One Thousand Avant-Garde Plays (1988, drama)
Hotel Lambosa (1988, short stories)
Selected Poems 195082 (1991, poetry)
Hotel Lambosa (1993, short stories)
On the Great Atlantic Rainway: Selected Poems 19501988 (1994, poetry)
One Train (1994, poetry)
The Gold Standard (1996, drama)
Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry (1998)
New Addresses (2000, poetry)

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