The poet Jose Garcia Villa died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Twentieth-century Filipino writer whose poetic work is characterized by its innovative use of punctuation and rhyme. His best-known works include Footnote to Youth, The Emperor’s New Sonnet, and The Anchored Angel.
His ten-year marriage to Rosemarie Lamb produced two sons.
On February 5, 1997, at the age of 88, José was found unconscious in his New York apartment and was rushed to St. Vincent Hospital in the Greenwich Village area. His death two days later, February 7, was attributed to “cerebral stroke and multilobar pneumonia”.