F. Scott Fitzgerald
Born: September 24, 1896
Died: December 21, 1940
Occupation: Author, novelist, poet
Biography: Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the Lost Generation of the 1920s.