Gelett Burgess  

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Frank Gelett Burgess (January 30, 1866 - September 18, 1951) was an artist, art critic, poet, author, and humorist. He was born in Boston, and graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S., in 1887.

He coined the word blurb and interviewed Matisse in the winter of 1908-09, published as "The Wild Men of Paris".

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