Fitz Ludlow

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Birthday
11, 1836
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 12, 1870 (34)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
11, 1836
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 12, 1870 (34)

About

An avid traveler and outdoors man, Ludlow was most famous for his semi-autobiographical novel, The Hasheesh Eater, which depicted states of altered consciousness. His other works include The Music Essence and The Household Angel.

Before Fame

He attended Princeton University. Among his earliest published stories were The Phial of Dread and The Music Essence.

Trivia

He briefly lived in San Francisco while writing and observing the opium trade in China Town.

Family Life

He was the New York-born son of a minister and abolitionist father. He married Rosalie Ludlow.

Associated With

He was in the same literary circle as the renowned writer and humorist, Mark Twain.