Robert W. Chambers

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Birthday
26, 1865
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 16, 1933 (68)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1865
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 16, 1933 (68)

About

An American writer of horror, fantasy, and science fiction books, he is best known for In the Quarter and The King in Yellow. His other works include The Maker of Moons; The Mystery of Choice; and The Tree of Heaven.

Before Fame

He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and at the Académie Julian, both in Paris.

Trivia

Before dedicating himself to writing, he was a successful artist.

Family Life

He was the New York-born son of famous attorney William P. Chambers. Robert Chambers married Elsa Vaughn Moller in 1898; they had one son.

Associated With

H.P. Lovecraft criticized Chambers' writing.