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List of famous book editors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top book editors in the world? This includes the most prominent book editors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable book editors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic book editors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned book editors.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Stefan George.

From reputable, prominent, and well known book editors to the lesser known book editors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the book editor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous book editors ever?" and "What are the names of famous book editors?" then you're in the right place. (55 items)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Five years later she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis; they remained married until his death in 1975. Jacqueline was the elder daughter of Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III and Janet Norton Lee, who divorced in 1940. In 1951, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French literature at George Washington University and went on to work for the Washington Times-Herald as an Inquiring Photographer. In 1952, Jacqueline met Congressman John F. ...more on Wikipedia

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Richard Strauss is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, which include Der Rosenkavalier and Salome; his lieder, especially his Four Last Songs; and his tone poems Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Also sprach Zarathustra, An Alpine Symphony, and other orchestral works, such as Metamorphosen. Strauss was also a prominent conductor throughout Germany and Austria. Strauss, along with Gustav Mahler, represents the late flowering of German Romanticism after Richard Wagner, in which pioneering subtleties of orchestration are combined with an advanced harmonic style. ...more on Wikipedia

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Aberjhani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Born in the United States, Aberjhani was educated at several American colleges according to his posted CVs and served in the U.S. Air Force and Reserves for almost a decade. His writing career started with the Air Force as a photo-journalist and editor in Alaska and England. He later became a well-known spoken word artist and poet. His work appeared frequently in ESSENCE Magazine during the 1990s but he himself withdrew from public performances to become a caregiver, an experience the author has described in his book, The American Poet Who Went Home Again. His versatility as a writer is exceptional because he has published more than half a dozen books and won recognition in just about every ...more on Wikipedia

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Stefan George is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Book Editors
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Stefan Anton George was a German poet, editor, and translator. ...more on Wikipedia

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