Robin Hyman, British publisher, Died at 85

  Business, Writer

Robin Philip Hyman was born on September 9, 1931, and died on January 12, 2017.

He was a British publisher.

He was the chairman of Laurence King Publishing from 1991 to 2004.

His parents were Leonard and Helen Hyman (née Mautner).

Robin was educated at Henley Grammar School and Christ’s College, Finchley.

Between 1949 and 1951, Hyman completed his National Service in the Royal Air Force, and then studied for an undergraduate degree in English at the University of Birmingham, graduating in 1955.

Hyman was the editor of the University’s student magazine Mermaid for one year.

Before University, Hyman had spent some time working in the booksellers’ business, particularly valuing the time he spent working for W.J. Bryce’s bookshop in Museum Street, Bloomsbury.

Hyman married Inge Neufeld in 1966, and they currently live in the Hampstead Garden Suburb area of northwest London.

The couple had two sons and one daughter.

Robin Philip Hyman passed away at 85 years old.