GEORGE HAIMSOHN (Co-Author, Book & Lyrics, Dames at Sea) was born in St. Louis and served in the Navy in World War II. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, where he had his first poetry published in the student literary journal.

A resident of Greenwich Village since 1952, he was a professional photographer known as Plato in the early years of vintage physique photography. He also designed mobiles and collages, and wrote stories, advertisements, and limericks as well as gay pornographic fiction under the pen name Alexander Goodman.

He passed away in 2002 at the age of 77.

April, 2012