Nebraska Authors

Gunnar Horn

Born 1912 (Denmark)

Died 2001
Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Play/Screenplay


Mystery fiction


Graduated from Omaha Central High School, 1931
University of Omaha, Omaha, NE


Award-winning Omaha Benson High journalism instructor, 1937-1977
Head of English Department

Places Worked

Benson High School, Omaha, NE


Nebraska Teacher of the Year, 1975
Former board member of Nebraska Humanities Council: 1983-1986


The Murder in the Old Mill. 1979. (with Jo Frisbie).
The Murder in the Museum. 1980. (with Jo Frisbie).
The Murder in the Churchyard. 1982. (with Jo Frisbie).
Murder on Maple Street. 1984. (with Jo Frisbie).
Also collaborated on a play with a high school theme: Please Admit.

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