Horace Liveright

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Horace Brisbin Liveright (pronounced "LIVE-right," anglicized by Horace's father from the German Liebrecht;[1] 10 December 1884[2] 24 September 1933) was an American publisher and stage producer. With Albert Boni, he founded the Modern Library and Boni & Liveright publishers. He published the books of numerous influential American and British authors. Turning to theatre, he produced the successful 1927 Broadway play Dracula, with Béla Lugosi and Edward Van Sloan in the roles they would make famous in the 1931 film by the same name.