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Acclaimed Poet Jerome Rothenberg is Dead at 92

Jerome Rothenberg
Dirk Skiba
Jerome Rothenberg

The internationally acclaimed poet Jerome Rothenberg died this week at the age of 92. Rothenberg wrote and edited scores of poetry books that have been translated into multiple languages. His groundbreaking anthology Technicians of the Sacred established the notion that there was poetry in the rituals, chants, incantations, and shamanic visions of supposedly primitive cultures.

WBGO’s Jon Kalish has this appreciation…

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 250 awards from organizations like PRNDI (now PMJA), AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.