Gregory Corso – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The poet Gregory Corso passed away at age 70, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Gregory Corso and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Beat generation poet whose works include The Happy Birthday of Death and Long Live Man. He was the youngest of the beatnik poets and the second (after Jack Kerouac) to have his literary work published.

He was arrested as a teenager for breaking into a dress shop in order to steal formal clothes for a date. He published his first poetry collection, The Vestal Lady on Brattle, in 1955.

He was featured in a documentary film called Corso: The Last Beat.

How did Gregory Corso die?

Gregory Corso's death was caused by prostate cancer.

Gregory Corso, 70, one of the circle of Beat poets that included Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, died of prostate cancer Jan. 17 at a hospital in Robinsdale, Minn.

Information about the death of Gregory Corso
Cause of deathProstate Cancer
Age of death70 years
BirthdayMarch 26, 1930
Death dateJanuary 17, 2001
Place of deathRobbinsdale, Minnesota, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Gregory Corso

"Now the Tombs, like the name says, are so horrible that they had to close it down. Today it doesn't exist and people go in the electric chair and all that."

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"Anyway, I lived on the streets and did pretty good until I got caught stealing, what was it? I kicked in a restaurant window, went in and took all the food that I wanted, and while coming out I was grabbed."

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"You see, I went to the sixth grade and that was the highest I ever went."

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"The judge said I was a menace to society because I had put crime on a scientific basis."

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"I just trust people and they sense everything's gonna be alright."

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