Henry Kuttner was born April 7, 1915 in Los Angeles, California, and died February 4, 1958. He was a science fiction author known for his literary prose. He worked in close collaboration with his wife, C. L. Moore. Their work together spanned the 1940's and 1950's and most of the work was credited to pseudonyms, mainly Lewis Padgett and Laurence O'Donnell. Henry Kuttner spent the middle 50's getting his masters degree before dyning of a heart attack in 1958.