Alfred Duhrssen, born in the U.S.A. He lived most of his adult life in Europe. He held degrees in Philosophy from the University of Chicago, where he taught, and from the Sorbonne in Paris. As a combat engineer during World War II, he learned that war and love were not that far apart.
He divided his living and writing time between London, Barcelona and Deia, Mallorca. He wrote two books, Memoir of an Aged Child and Difficult Women.
He died in May 2005.