Bob Kaufman

Born Apr 18, 1925
  • Sailor, Poet
Bob Kaufman, born Robert Garnell Kaufman, was an American Beat poet and surrealist inspired by jazz music. In France, where his poetry had a large following, he was known as the "black American Rimbaud."

Bob Kaufman Stats


: Robert Garnell Kaufman


: Sailor, Poet


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Apr 18, 1925

Place of Birth

: New Orleans

Date of Death

: Jan 12, 1986

Bob Kaufman Film Roles

  1. The Flower Thief
    The Flower Thief

Bob Kaufman Books

  1. Solitudes Crowded With Loneliness
  2. The ancient rain
  3. Cranial guitar
  4. Golden sardine
  5. Selected Writings by Bob Kaufman
  6. Abomunist manifesto
  7. Closing time till dawn