- (1935- )One of the Revival poets, he was born in Frankfurt and emigrated to England with his family as a child. He was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, and is known as a performance artist and poet. Poetry for Horwitz is part of showbiz, part of everyday life, of every activity. An early champion of oral and jazz poetry, and he performed on both sides of the Atlantic. He founded New Departures publications and Live New Departures (1959); Jazz Poetry SuperJam Bandwagons (1970); and the Poetry Olympics Festivals (1980). Some of his publications: New Departures Anthology, 1970 (editor). Love Poems, 1971. Nineteen poems of love, lust and spirit, 1971. Growing Up: Selected Poems and Pictures, 1951-79, 1979. Midsummer Morning Jog Log, 1986. Grandchildren of Albion: An Illustrated Antholog y of Voices and Visions of Younger Poets in Britain, 1991 (editor). Wordsounds and Sightlines: New and Selected, 1994. The POM! [Poetry Olympics Marathon] Antholog y, 2001 (editor). Some of his poems: "And the Ignorant Armies," "For Leon Bismarck Beiderbecke (1903-1931)," "ParadiCe," "West London Breakfist Morning."Sources: BBC-Radio 4-Poetry Please, with Micheal Horrovitz (http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/poetry please_20050109.shtml). Biography of Michael Horovitz (http://www.connectotel.com/PoetryOlympics/horovitz.htm). Gargoyle Magazine (http://www.atticusbooks.com/gargoyle/index_poetry.htm). P.E.N. New Poetry I. Robert Nye, ed. Quartet Books, 1986. The National Portrait Gallery (www.npg.org.uk). The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000.
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