Gregory Corso

1930 - 2001

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Gregory Nunzio Corso (March 26, 1930 – January 17, 2001) was an American poet and a key member of the Beat movement. He was the youngest of the inner circle of Beat Generation writers (with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Corso has received more than 319,045 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Gregory Corso is the 2,668th most popular writer (down from 2,447th in 2019), the 3,421st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,943rd in 2019) and the 309th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Gregory Corso ranks 2,668 out of 5,794Before him are Itzhak Katzenelson, Jack Higgins, Gitta Sereny, Pietro Carrera, Hồ Xuân Hương, and Vasyl Stus. After him are Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Philippe de Mornay, María Kodama, Anselm Grün, Alfred Andersch, and Mirza Khazar.

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Among people born in 1930, Gregory Corso ranks 202Before him are Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Paul Veyne, Norio Ohga, Walter Mischel, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, and Svatopluk Pluskal. After him are Stanley Myers, Boris Parygin, Juan Gelman, Stephen Sondheim, Paul Mazursky, and Naomi Shemer. Among people deceased in 2001, Gregory Corso ranks 103Before him are Mauro Bolognini, Helge Ingstad, Mirza Delibašić, Alexei Tupolev, Hilde Holger, and Georgy Vitsin. After him are Ilie Verdeț, Tamara Smirnova, G. E. M. Anscombe, Gloria Foster, Luiz Bonfá, and Nigel Hawthorne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory Corso ranks 3,421 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Sharkey (1902), GG Allin (1956), James F. Byrnes (1882), Vanessa Williams (1963), John Paine (1870), and Nate Thurmond (1941). After him are Michael Dukakis (1933), Dan Castellaneta (1957), Allen Daviau (1942), Jerry Garcia (1942), William Wallace Campbell (1862), and Marcian Hoff (1937).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Gregory Corso ranks 309Before him are Shirley Jackson (1916), Paul Gallico (1897), Neil Simon (1927), Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), Annie Proulx (1935), and Lois Lowry (1937). After him are Hubert Selby Jr. (1928), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), William L. Shirer (1904), Robert M. Pirsig (1928), L. Sprague de Camp (1907), and Richard Yates (1926).