Jonathan Williams’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 8, 1929

Death Date

Mar 16, 2008

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Highlands, North Carolina, United States



The poet Jonathan Williams died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A Twentieth-century American poet and author, he was also the founder of The Jargon Society, a prominent publishing house. His poetry collections include Jubilant Thicket and An Ear in Bartram’s Tree.

He studied at Princeton University but dropped out to attend art classes at North Carolina’s Black Mountain College.

He was a graphic artist and photographer as well as a poet and publisher.

He was the life partner of Thomas Meyer.

His publishing house, The Jargon Society, turned down the opportunity to publish Beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s famous work, Howl.