Howard Engel

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Howard Engel
Engel in 2007
Engel in 2007
Born(1931-04-02)April 2, 1931
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
DiedJuly 16, 2019(2019-07-16) (aged 88)
OccupationWriter, producer
NationalityCanadian
GenreDrama, crime fiction
Notable worksBenny Cooperman series
SpouseMarian Engel
(m. 1962; div. 1978)
Janet Hamilton
Children3

Howard Engel CM (April 2, 1931 – July 17, 2019) was a Canadian mystery writer and CBC producer. He was well known for his novel series of Benny Cooperman detective novels. Engel was a founder of Crime Writers of Canada.[1] He was born in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Engel died of pneumonia on July 17, 2019 in Toronto at the age of 88.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Black, Debra (2007-02-21). "Order of Canada recipients". The Toronto Star. p. A12. Retrieved 2007-02-21.
  2. "Howard Engel, author of the Benny Cooperman detective series, dead at 88". CBC. Retrieved 17 July 2019.