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Hugo Gernsback

Gernsback portrait by Fabian, date unknown
Born Hugo Gernsbacher
(1884-08-16)August 16, 1884
Bonnevoie/Bouneweg, nowadays part of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Died August 19, 1967(1967-08-19) (aged 83)
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Occupation Inventor, magazine publisher, editor, writer
Nationality Luxembourg and USA
Period 1911–1967 (science fiction)
Genre Science fiction
Subject Science and technology

What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer.
Hugo Gernsback
Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a scientific theme and it must be also a story.
Hugo Gernsback