Lenny Bruce Quote
The Essential Lenny Bruce, ed. John Cohen (1967)
Picture Source: WikipediaLenny Bruce
Born: October 13, 1925
Died: August 3, 1966 (aged 40)
Bio: Leonard Alfred Schneider, better known by the stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American comedian, social critic and satirist. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the first in New York state history. He was renowned for his open, free-style, dangerous and critical form of comedy which integrated politics, religion, and sex.
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