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Ted Pearson

Ted Pearson was born in Palo Alto, California. He began studying liturgical music in 1960, instrumental music in 1962 (with Harvey Samuels and Lee Konitz), and began writing poetry in 1964 after Paul Desmond gave him a copy of Robert Creeley's For Love. He subsequently attended VanderCook College of Music, Foothill College, and San Francisco State University. Pearson is the author of twenty-five books of poetry spanning over fifty years of practice. He is also a co-author of The Grand Piano, a...See more