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William Black

William Black

William Black was born on 9 November 1841 in Glasgow and studied at the School of Art. He became a journalist and moved to London in 1864, acting as war correspondent in the Austro-Prussian and Franco-Prussian Wars. He wrote popular gothic romances, usually set in the Highlands, which were wildly successful in their day.

He died in Brighton on 10 December 1898.

 

Title: William Black
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 09-11-1841
Date of Death: 10-12-1898
Occupation: Author
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 19301