The novelist Gaston Leroux died at the age of 58. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
French mystery author who wrote The Phantom of the Opera (1910), which was later adapted into several stage and film productions. His other works include The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1907) and the Cheri Bibi series (1913-1926).
He was born in Paris and lived for a time in Normandy before returning to his birth city to study law. He married Jeanne Cayatte in 1917 and he had a daughter named Madeleine.