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RIP Tuli Kupferberg

July 19, 2010 Leave a comment

When someone passes on to the better world, Jews say: “Baruch Dayan Haemet” – “Blessed be the True Judge”. Can’t think of anything less appropriate to say on the news of Tuli Kupferberg’s death. This wild anarchist poet-musician-madman questioned everything there’s to question in social/mythic/historic lore. There’s a beautiful obituary here at the Forward, and this is a piece I wrote on him a short while back. And I can’t help but embed this tune here –

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