Jack Kerouac was born on March 12, 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States and Died on October 21, 1969. He was a football star at Lowell High School and upon graduation in 1939 was awarded a scholarship to Columbia University. He was known for his Novels and poets. He known for the novel On the Road, which became an American classic, pioneering the Beat Generation in the 1950s. Kerouac is generally considered to be the father of the Beat movement. Jack Kerouac has written many books like On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, The Town and the City and Lonesome Traveller. While he is best known for his novels, Kerouac is also noted for his poetry. Kerouac said that he wanted “to be considered as a jazz poet blowing a long blues in an afternoon jazz session on Sunday. Kerouac well known poems are Bowery Blues and the cycle of life and death.