Carl Richard Jacobi

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Birthday
10, 1908
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Aug 25, 1997 (89)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1908
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Aug 25, 1997 (89)

About

An American science fiction author, he is best known for the numerous stories that he published in Weird Tales magazine. His short story collections include Portraits in Moonlight (1964), Disclosures in Scarlet (1972), and Smoke of the Snake (1994).

Before Fame

During his youth, he was a prolific reader of adventure stories and classics by Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. During his time at the University of Minnesota, he began publishing his own short stories.

Trivia

Many of his works, including his 1947 short story collection, Revelations in Black, belong to the space opera sub-genre of the science fiction genre.

Family Life

He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota and died in his home state at the age of eighty-nine.

Associated With

Author and literary critic H.P. Lovecraft praised Jacobi's talent as a science fiction writer.