Robert A. Wilson
 


 

Age: 94



Summary: 
owner of the now-defunct Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York who turned the store into a sanctuary for new poetry as an important trading post for first editions and a hangout for his customers' literary idols, including Allen Ginsburg, Edward Albee, and William Burroughs, but who closed the shop in 1988.




Cause of Death: Heart failure



Born: April 1, 1922


 
Died: November 29, 2016



Location:
Baltimore, Maryland