For almost half a century Bob Cobbing was a central figure in what is ridiculously
still called, in his own country, "alternative" culture. Cinema, theatre, music,
performance, poetry (especially Sound Poetry, for which he was internationally famous);
all benefitted from his energies. His encouragement and example kick-started many
artists' careers, and his Writers' Forum publishing series was perhaps unique
in its open generosity to those beginning to write.
Lollipop Bob Cobbing pages.
The Independent obituary, by Nicholas Johnson
The Guardian obituary, by Robert Sheppard
Some glimpses of the funeral (700MB)
Clive Fencott has some interesting photographs from the mid-1970s here.
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