George Ames Plimpton (* 18. March 1927, † 25. September 2003 in New York) was an US-American writer and above all promoter of young writers. It was considered as one of the central figures in the American literature.
George was the oldest of fourChildren of parents Francis T. Plimpton and Pauline Ames Plimpton. It had two brothers and a sister. It went into New Hampshire on the Phillips Exeter Academy and wrote for the school newspaper. To its graduation 1944 it went to Harvard, studied there English andworked besides for the Havard Lampoon.
From 1945 to 1948 it served in the US-Army, of it some time as a tank driver in Italy. It was promoted in the army to lieutenant. After the withdrawal from the army it studied at the King's college in Cambridgefurther and there 1952 made its B.A. and two years later the M.A.
After it had visited 1952 Paris, it discussed there with some friends the establishment of a literature magazine, which was carried out 1953 also as Paris Review and whose (honorary) editor-in-chief Plimpton became. Itthis activity to last maintained.
In the years 1956 to 1958 he was a teacher on barn pool of broadcasting corporations the college and 1959 boxed the Plimpton enthusiastic about sport with the light heavyweight champion at that time archie of moorlands.
Plimpton died with 76 years in New York.
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|ALTERNATIVE NAME||George Ames Plimpton|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American writers and promoter of young writers|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. March 1927|
|PLACE OF BIRTH|
|DYING DATE||25. September 2003|
|DYING PLACE||New York|