• Born date: 1788-09-22
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1841-08-24
Theodore Hook

Theodore Edward Hook (22 September 1788 – 24 August 1841) was an English man of letters and composer, and briefly a civil servant in Mauritius. He is best known for his practical jokes, particularly the Berners Street Hoax in 1810.Hook was born in Charlotte Street, Bedford Square, London.