Jörgen Peterzén

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(May 30, 1941 – March 9, 2018)

Swedish book editor and fan who joined fandom in the early 1960s when he became member of Sam J. Lundwall's Hyborian Legion club (also known as Legio de Hyborealis).

He co-founded the Stockholm Tolkien Society (Forodrim) in 1972. He published the fanzine Fregna and was also responsible for printing the leading Swedish sercon zine SF-Forum.

As a book editor, Peterzén began working for Askild & Kärnekull in the 1970s, which was later re-named Legenda, and finally swallowed by the Natur & Kultur publishing house, where he remained until his retirement. They published a lot of SF and fantasy, including Stephen R. Donaldson, Isaac Asimov and Robert Jordan. He also worked as a translator, and wrote a book about magic (Magi, 1971).

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