Kenneth Patchen

Kenneth Patchen's poetry has been set to music by many American composers, including Simon Sargon, John Cage, Marion Bauer, and Richard Hundley.

Photo: Kenneth Patchen, 1936, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

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Born in Niles, Ohio, Kenneth Patchen was an inspiration to poets of several different movements, including the Beat Generation. Patchen was also a visual artist and a writer of prose. His writings were heavily influence by politics and jazz.

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–Christie Finn

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Collected Poems (Kenneth Patchen)

By Kenneth Patchen

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    Collected Songs Volumes (Musto)

    Composer(s): John Musto

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    Collected Songs Volumes (Musto)

    Composer(s): John Musto

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    Maiden Snow

    Composer(s): Richard Hundley

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    Ten Songs (For High Voice and Piano)

    Composer(s): Richard Hundley

    Voice Type: High

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