The novelist John Clellon died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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An American author, teacher and poet of the Beat generation, he is best known for novels such as Go (1952) and The Horn (1958). The latter work is widely considered the most important piece of beatnik jazz fiction.
His family lived in Holyoke, Massachusetts at the time of his birth. He died of cancer in Connecticut.