He is also the namesake of the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Zelda accepted his marriage proposal but after some time and despite working at an advertising firm and writing short stories he was unable to convince her that he would be able to support her leading her to break off the engagement. Army.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24 1896 – December 21 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age a term he coined himself. In 1958 his life from 1937–1940 was dramatized in Beloved Infidel. The Great Gatsby has been the basis for numerous films of the same name spanning nearly 90 years; 1926 1949 1974 2000 and an upcoming 2013 adaptation.