Thursday, May 30, 2013

Peter Orlovsky Parinirvana


darksilenceinsuburbia:

thecabinet:

“Nude with onions” Portrait of Peter Orlovsky by Robert LaVigne (1954)

[Nude With Onions (Portrait of Peter Orlovsky) by Robert LaVigne (1954)]

Peter Orlovsky, Allen's long-time partner died on this day in 2010. He was 77 years old. First glimpsed by Allen in the portrait above by Robert LaVigne

Our previous Peter Orlovsky postings include here and here.

Here's a little photo portfolio. We fondly remember you, Peter




[ Peter Orlovsky and Allen Ginsberg in Lee Forrest's room, Hotel de Londres, Paris, December 1957 - Photograph by
 Harold Chapman]

ORLOVSKY, GINSBERG AND McCLURE
[Peter Orlovsky, Allen Ginsberg, (and Michael McClure) - Photograph by Larry Keenan]






















[Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky - Photograph by Cynthia Macadams]
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[Allen Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky in their NYC kitchen, snapped by a friend. April 1, 1987. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate] 



[Allen Ginsberg & Peter Orlovsky, Frankfurt airport, 1978. Photo: Herbert Rusche] 

4 comments:

  1. What a fabulous poet Peter was. Much missed.

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  2. Loved the Poetry Project memorial for him. That was really great!

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    1. Yes, warm thoughts, wonderful occasion - http://ginsbergblog.blogspot.com/2010/09/peter-orlovsky-memorial-wednesday.html

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  3. Are you still in contact with Robert LaVigne? We'd like to see if he is up for making an appearance at our next Ginsberg Marathon, May 31 and June 1, 2014. Thanks, Paul Nelson (206) 422.5002

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