RE: Request: John Starr Cooke & Ambrose Hollingsworth

Tom Condit (tomcondit@IGC.APC.ORG)
Fri, 14 Mar 1997 18:24:06 -0800 (PST)

Ambrose was also, if I recall correctly, one of the little community of
people who lived in the basement of the Sullivan Street Playhouse in New
York City in the very early 1960s. If not, he was closely connected with
them. They were New York's first "beatniks" (as opposed to Beats).

at 03:21 AM 3/14/97 UT, Patrick Julian wrote:
>Ambrose is the astrologer who picked the day of the Be-In and was quoted in
>the issue of the Oracle that dealt with astrology that "not since the vast
>empire-armies of old Persia has there been such an exotic mass gathering for a
>common purpose..." He was also the manager of Quicksilver Messenger Service
>until crippled in a car accident. Joel Selvin's recent book "Summer of Love"
>has a number of references to John Cooke.
>Patrick Julian