John Logan (poet)
John B. Logan (born 1923, Red Oak, Iowa - died November 6, 1987, San Francisco, California) was an American poet and teacher.
Logan was born in Red Oak, Iowa. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Coe College, his master’s degree from the Iowa University, and did graduate work at Georgetown University and the University of Notre Dame in philosophy.
He authored over 14 books of poetry and essays including Spring of the Thief (1963) and Only the Dreamer Can Change the Dream, which won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize in 1982. The poet Hayden Carruth has written that Logan was responsible for “creating a new lyricism” through his poetry.
William Thomas Dupree, best known as Champion Jack Dupree, was an American blues pianist. His birth date is disputed, given as July 4, July 10, and July 23, in the years 1908, 1909, or 1910. He died on January 21, 1992.
Sweet. I’m so cool with that.
Choi Yong-sool (Hangul: 최용술; November 9, 1904 – June 15, 1986), alternative spelling Choi Yong-sul, was the founder of the martial art hapkido. He was born in today’s Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea, and was taken to Japan during the Japanese occupation of Korea when he was eight years old.
Inventor of a martial arts AND South Korean? Sweet, I’ll take it.