Del Rey, Lester
|born on||2 June 1915 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )|
|Place||Nr Sinona MN, USA, 44n05, 92w05|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||10°46' 12°37 Asc. 20°59'|
American science fiction writer first published in April 1938 with a short story, "The Faithful" in "Astounding Tales." His early life had hard years in which he tried many jobs, always maintaining his interest in sci-fi. His books "Nerves" was published in 1942.
Del Rey became the editor of Space Sci-Fi magazine but resigned in 1953 over conflicts with the publisher. He wrote for magazines and several short novels under the pseudonyms Philip St. John and Erik Van Lhin. managing editor of "Galaxy" 1968. In mid-1968 he joined the staff of Galaxy publications as a managing editor.
He died May 10, 1993 in New York City, age 77.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1942 (Book published)
Arthur Blackwell quotes him to Walter Breen.
Ramon Felipe San Juan Mario Silvio Enrico Alvarez-Del Rey
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Editor)
- Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror
- Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Wrote under pseudonyms)