Jack Kerouac, Peter Orlovsky, William S. Burroughs, late March 1957, shortly after Allen & Peter had arrived from the US. Kerouac was soon to leave for travels in Europe, and Allen & Peter would stay on in Tangier till June. (c) Allen Ginsberg Estate.
Jack Kerouac - 12.03.1922 - 21.10.1969 - 45 years today since his death... In 1969, at age 47, Kerouac died from internal bleeding due to long-term alcohol abuse. Since his death Kerouac's literary prestige has grown and several previously unseen works have been published. All of his books are in print today.