Edward Gorey

Writer, Author

1925 – 2000

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Who was Edward Gorey?

Edward St. John Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books. His characteristic pen-and-ink drawings often depict vaguely unsettling narrative scenes in Victorian and Edwardian settings.

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Born
Feb 22, 1925
Chicago
Also known as
  • Gorey, Edward
  • Edward St. John Gorey
  • Ogdred Weary
Parents
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    (1943 - 1943)
  • Harvard University
    (1946 - 1950)
  • Francis W. Parker School
Lived in
  • Chicago
  • New York City
Died
Apr 15, 2000
Hyannis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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