Ebbe Schön (13 December 1929 – 4 August 2022) was a Swedish author, folklorist and associate professor in literature at Stockholm University. Besides literature, he studied ethnology, Scandinavian languages and Slavonic languages at Stockholm University.
Among other things, he worked as a naval radio operator and as a press officer and film producer at the Swedish Naval Staff, and was a radio and TV producer at Swedish Radio and Swedish Television. Schön was the head of Sweden's largest folklore collection at the Nordic Museum in Stockholm for almost two decades. He wrote many books about literature, folklore and Norse mythology, both for adults and children.