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Harry Behn

 (1898 - 1973)
Harry Behn was active/lived in Arizona, California, Connecticut.  Harry Behn is known for book illustration, painting, graphics.

Biography   Harry Behn


Born near Prescott, Arizona, Harry Behn became a respected illustrator, painter and writer who traveled throughout the West.

He spent his early childhood years in mining camps and in 1904, sent his first drawings to St Nicholas magazine when he was six years old.  Behn graduated from Phoenix High School, and then worked as a travelogue cameraman, one of many jobs that give him subjects for painting and writing.

In 1922, he graduated from Harvard University in Boston, and then taught writing at the University of Arizona before moving to Los Angeles where he worked as a writer of movie scenarios.  In his leisure time, he painted and wrote poetry, publishing his first book of poetry, Siesta, in 193   ...  Displaying 750 of 1378 characters.

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