L Sprague de Camp

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Birthday
27, 1907
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 6, 2000 (92)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1907
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 6, 2000 (92)

About

An American writer of science fiction, fantasy, nonfiction, and biography, he is particularly known for works such as The Incomplete Enchanter and Lest Darkness Fall. He published more than one hundred literary works over the course of his sixty-year career.

Before Fame

He attended the California Institute of Technology and worked as an aeronautical engineer before beginning his literary career.

Trivia

He was a founding member of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America (SAGA).

Family Life

He and his two brothers grew up in New York City. He married Catherine Crook in 1939.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Isaac Asimov.

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