H.P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Also known as Говард Лавкрафт, H. P. Lovecraft, H.P Lovecraft, Howard Philipps Lovecraft
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.hplovecraft.com/

Discography of H.P. Lovecraft:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 At The Mountains Of Madness 6 Audio 2006 The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society
2 The Haunter Of The Dark 2 Audio 1979 Caedmon Records
3 The Dunwich Horror 2 Audio 1976 Caedmon Records
4 Dagon 4 Audio 2008 CAPP
5 Skräckens Labyrinter (Ernst-Hugo Järegård Läser) 71 Audio 2011 Svenska Ljud Classica
6 Herbert West – Reanimator 10 Audio 2008 The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society
7 The Rats In The Walls And The Outsider 2 Audio 1995 Necronomicon Press Audio
8 The Haunter Of The Dark 2 Audio 1995 Necronomicon Press Audio
9 The Rats In The Walls 4 Audio 1973 Caedmon Records

Born: August 20, 1890

Died: March 15, 1937

Place of birth: Providence, Rhode Island

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Writer of short stories and novellas within the genre that Lovecraft called "cosmic horror" - a combination of science fiction and horror. During his lifetime, most of his stories were published in various pulp magazines such as [i]Weird Tales[/i], [i]Astounding Stories[/i] and [i]The Vagrant[/i], among others. His first published story was "The Alchemist", which appeared in [i]The United Amateur[/i] in 1916.

Most of his meager income came from selling these short stories to the "pulps" as well as "ghost writing" for other authors. It wasn't until after Lovecraft's death that he gained a wider popularity. This was mainly due to August Derleth setting up a publishing company called "Arkham House" to release Lovecraft's fiction compiled into hardback novel format. His stories would eventually see print in paperback novel format from many different publishers and in at least 15 different languages.

One of his most famous stories is "The Call of Cthulhu", first published in [i]Weird Tales[/i] in 1928. Lovecraft has inspired many writers to create tales within the universe he started. These stories have come to be known collectively as "The Cthulhu Mythos". A growing number of filmmakers and musicians have also been inspired by the writings of Lovecraft.

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