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David Antin

AKA David Abraham Antin

Born: 1-Feb-1932
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 11-Oct-2016
Location of death: San Diego, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Fall

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Improv artist, talk poet

Father: Max Antin (d. 1934)
Mother: Mollie Kitzes
Wife: Eleanor Antin (artist, m. 1961, one son, until his death)
Son: Blaise

    High School: Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: BA English and Speech, City College of New York (1955)
    University: MA Linguistics, New York University (1966)
    Professor: University of California at San Diego (1968-)

    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

Author of books:
Definitions (1967, poetry)
Code of Flag Behavior (1968, poetry)
Meditations (1971)
Talking (1972, poetry)
After the War (A Long Novel with Few Worlds) (1973, poetry)
Talking at the Boundaries (1976, poetry)
Who's Listening Out There (1979, memoir, composed for radio)
Tuning (1984, poetry)
Selected Poems 1963-1973 (1991, poetry)
What It Means to Be Avant Garde (1993, nonfiction)

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