Charles Bukowski (1920-1994)

Death: 9th March 1994
Location: Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukaemia
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American poet and author, whose work was influenced by the dark side of life in Los Angeles. He was an extremely prolific author and as well as writing six novels he wrote thousands of poems and short stories.
His gravestone reads: "Don't Try", a phrase where Bukowski uses in one of his poems, advising aspiring writers and poets about inspiration and creativity.