Sylvia Beach, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sylvia Beach

American-born bookseller and publisher

Date of Birth: 14-Mar-1887

Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Date of Death: 05-Oct-1962

Profession: writer, librarian, nurse, translator, editor, publisher, autobiographer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Sylvia Beach

  • Sylvia Beach (March 14, 1887 – October 5, 1962), born Nancy Woodbridge Beach, was an American-born bookseller and publisher who lived most of her life in Paris, where she was one of the leading expatriate figures between World War I and II.She is known for her Paris bookstore, Shakespeare and Company, where she published James Joyce's controversial book, Ulysses (1922), and encouraged the publication and sold copies of Hemingway's first book, Three Stories and Ten Poems (1923).

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