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Gaston Leroux

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Gaston Leroux

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Full Name: Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux
Born: May 6, 1868
Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1927
Nice, France
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: French


Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 1868– 15 April 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction. In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera (Le Fantôme de l'Opéra, 1911), which has been made into several film and stage productions of the same name, notably the 1925 film starring Lon Chaney, and Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical. His novel The Mystery of the Yellow Room is also one of the most famous locked room mysteries ever written.

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