L. Sprague de Camp

Novelist, Author

1907 – 2000

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Who was L. Sprague de Camp?

Lyon Sprague de Camp was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, non-fiction and biography. In a career spanning 60 years, he wrote over 100 books, including novels and notable works of non-fiction, including biographies of other important fantasy authors. He "was widely regarded as an imaginative and innovative writer and was an important figure in the heyday of science fiction, from the late 1930s through the late 1940s."

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Born
Nov 27, 1907
New York City
Also known as
  • Lyon Sprague de Camp
  • Lyman R. Lyon
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • California Institute of Technology
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Nov 6, 2000
Plano
Resting place
Arlington National Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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