Lenny Bruce


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in Mineola, New York, The United States
October 13, 1925

Died
August 03, 1966

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Lenny Bruce, born Leonard Alfred Schneider, was a controversial American stand-up comedian, writer, social critic and satirist of the 1950s and 1960s. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was also controversial, eventually leading to the first posthumous pardon in New York history.

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How to Talk Dirty and Influ...

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The Essential Lenny Bruce

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The Almost Unpublished Lenn...

3.62 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Let the Buyer Beware

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The Essential Lenny Bruce One

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Shut Your Mouth & Open Your...

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The Legendary Berkeley Concert

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The Portable Sixties Reader

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Extreme Exposure: An Anthol...

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