Dan Brown was born on June 22, 1964. He grew up in Exeter, New Hampshire and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1982. He moved to Los Angeles and pursued a career as a composer and musician. He then studied art history at the University in Seville. In 1993 he returned to New Hampshire and a teaching job at his old school. Brown published his first thriller, Digital Fortress, in 1998. He went on to write Angels and Demons and Deception Point. His last Bestseller, The Da Vinci Code, was published in March 2003.
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