I must be more like an ant than a cigale because I like to sing in Winter: by & for Piero Heliczer. Piero Heliczer, Rene Van der Voort.
I must be more like an ant than a cigale because I like to sing in Winter: by & for Piero Heliczer
I must be more like an ant than a cigale because I like to sing in Winter: by & for Piero Heliczer
I must be more like an ant than a cigale because I like to sing in Winter: by & for Piero Heliczer

I must be more like an ant than a cigale because I like to sing in Winter: by & for Piero Heliczer

The Hague, Netherlands: Counter Culture Chronicles, 2020. Limited First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. "So, Piero Heliczer was born on June 20, 1937, he left us on July 22, (1993). He was a visionary poet, playwright, filmmaker, actor, translator, painter, musician and above all: An inspirational scenemaker...In this publication friends, admirers and people he worked with pay tribute to his creative mind and to the man himself. Works from obscure Dutch magazines, personal recollections, eyewitness reports, investigations on lost works and actions. It's all contained herein, rounded (off) by photographs, a royal letter and a poem dedicated to him." (from Introduction, unpaginated) A tribute collection of writings by & about Piero Heliczer (1937-1993), the Italian-born poet, publisher & polymath associated with many major Beat-&-Beyond figures of literature, art, music & film who died abruptly in an accident at the age of 56. Heliczer's peripatetic life brought him at one point to a houseboat in Amsterdam, & this collection was compiled by & mostly features his Dutch admirers & collaborators, led by our good friend Rene van der Voort, whose Counter Culture Chronicles imprint is the publisher of this exemplary production. Chapbook in stapled wrappers with author-title wraparound band, from an edition of 100 hand-numbered copies, this is copy No. 54/100. With contributions by Alain Diaz, Harry Ruhe, van der Voort & of course most importantly Heliczer himself. A fascinating & informative compilation by & about the most Prolific-&-Underappreciated Heliczer; already a rare collectible itself. In very fine, as-new condition with only tiny bumps at corners of covers & a few page leaves; otherwise substantially mint inside & out. Band also mint. Very Fine. [Item #4298]

Price: $40.00