Jörgen Peterzén

(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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