Robert A. Wilson
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