Steven Jesse Bernstein

Steven Jesse Bernstein

Born: December 4, 1950

Died: October 22, 1991

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Steven Jay Jesse Bernstein was a Jewish American underground writer and performance artist who is most famous for his recordings with Sub Pop Records and close relationship with William S. Burroughs. Bernstein's substance abuse issues and mental illness contributed to his provocative local celebrity, though they ultimately culminated in his suicide.