Bob Kaufman

Born Apr 18, 1925
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

: April 18, 1925

Place of Birth

: New Orleans

Date of Death

: January 12, 1986