Archive for the 'Obituaries' Category

Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962-2017), one of opera’s greatest baritones

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962-2017), one of opera’s greatest baritones By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on December 11, 2017.

Serge Serebro, Vitebsk Popular News. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Art historian Linda Nochlin (1931-2017)

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Art historian Linda Nochlin (1931-2017) By Clare Hurley and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on December 12, 2017.

Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Vera Shlakman, Professor Fired During Red Scare, Dies at 108 By Sam Roberts in The New York Times on November 27, 2017.

Actor Fredric March, his wife Florence Eldridge, and Martin Dies at table during Un-American Activities Committee hearings in Los Angeles, Calif., 1940 Publication:Los Angeles Daily News Publication date:1940 Source:Los Angeles Times photographic archive, UCLA Library. PUblic Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Humberto Nagera (1927-2016)

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Humberto Nágera, MD (1927–2016): The Life and Work of a Cuban-American Psychoanalyst by Daniel Benveniste
With contributions from Frances Marton, Michael Poff, Francisco Diaz, and María Eugenia Rangel, March 23, 2017.

Click Here to Purchase: Anna Freud at the Hampstead Clinic: Letters by Anna Freud and Humberto Nágera, edited by Daniel Benveniste.

Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies at 82

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies at 82 by Hillel Italie and Angela Charlton in the Chicago Tribune on September 7, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Kate Millett’s loony-bin trip just got ove by Pragati Saxena in the National Herald on September 8, 2017.

American feminist, writer and activist Kate Millett poses during a portrait session held on May 25, 1980 in Paris, France.  (Ulf Andersen)

A Personal Obituary of Calvin Settlage, MD

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:   A Personal Obituary of Calvin Settlage, MD by Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Narratives – Part 1 on the Virtual Psychoanalytic Museum website.

Calvin Settlage, MD

Professor Jaak Panksepp (1943 – 2017)

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we announce the recent passing of our dear colleague and friend Professor Jaak Panksepp. Words alone fail to do justice to the significance and impact of his life. As a scientist, Jaak inspired generations – from eminent academics to the students he so lovingly taught. His was a most distinguished career. In life, Jaak touched everyone he met with his gentle kindness and beautiful mind. In death, his career achievements leave a lasting legacy, laying fundamental groundwork for further exploration and discovery within the neurosciences – not least of which the field of neuropsychoanalysis – in the quest to understand mind and brain. Our discipline of neuropsychoanalysis is poorer for his passing. (more…)

Dr. Raymond Adrian Raskin 1922-2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Dr. Raymond Adrian Raskin Obituary in The New York Times.

Click Here to Read: Abortion, Science, and Politics by Francis K. Barnes and Response by Raymond Raskin  in the American Psychoanalyst Volume 25, Issue 3, pp. 20 to 23.

Click Here to Read:  Raymond Raskin’s Article: “A Personal Odyssey.”

Joseph Nicolosi, Advocate of Conversion Therapy for Gays, Dies at 70

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Joseph Nicolosi, Advocate of Conversion Therapy for Gays, Dies at 70 by Richard Sandomir in The New York Times on March 16, 2016.

Richard Gottlieb (1944-2017)

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read: RICHARD GOTTLIEB Obituary in the New York Times on February 7, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Obituary for Richard Gottlieb by Ahron Friedberg.

Click Here to Read:  List of Richard Gottlieb’s Articles.

Click Here to Read:  Articles by Richard Gottlieb on this website.

Richard Gottlieb (1944-2017)

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Obituary for Richard Gottlieb by Ahron Friedberg.

Click Here to Read:  List of Richard Gottlieb’s Articles.

Click Here to Read:  Articles by Richard Gottlieb on this website.

Paul Ornstein, Psychoanalyst and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 92

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Paul Ornstein, Psychoanalyst and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 92 By Sam ROobert in The New York Times on January 31, 2017.

Phyllis Harrison-Ross, Mental Health Pioneer, Dies at 80

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Phyllis Harrison-Ross, Mental Health Pioneer, Dies at 80 By Sam Roberts in The New York Times on January 25, 2017.

Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross at her home in Manhattan last year. She was at the forefront of promoting what is known as televisiting, to link inmates in upstate New York prisons to their families in urban areas.

EMON HASSAN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Paul Ornstein (April 4, 1924 to January 19, 2017)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  IAPSP Obituary of Paul Ornstein, MD.

Carrie Fisher’s Honesty With Mental Illness Inspired ‘#InHonorOfCarrie’ Social Media Movement

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Carrie Fisher’s Honesty With Mental Illness Inspired ‘#InHonorOfCarrie’ Social Media Movement: “I wanted to do something that wasn’t about [Fisher] being beautiful or a sex symbol,” said Julie DiCaro, who began the hashtag by Vikram Murthi on the Indie Wire website on December 28, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  This Is Exactly Why Carrie Fisher Was A Hero In The Mental Health Community by Adam Maidment on Elite Daily on Facebook on December 28, 2016.

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Marion Pritchard, Dutch rescuer of Jewish children during the Holocaust, dies at 96

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Marion Pritchard, Dutch rescuer of Jewish children during the Holocaust, dies at 96 By Emily Langer in the Washington Post on December 20, 2016.

Mrs. Pritchard with Erica Polak, whose family she helped shelter during the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Marion Pritchard/U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum )

Topeka mourns the passing of Irwin Rosen

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Topeka mourns the passing of Irwin Rosen: ‘He was an unflappably good man, who saw good in almost anything’ By Michael Hooper in The Capital-Journal December 8, 2016

Irwin Rosen, at 67, displays a map showing his imaginary around-the-world run, which took him 12 years and 19,375 miles — marked in increments on the line across the middle of the map. The longtime Menninger Clinic doctor died this week at 93. (1990 File Photograph/The Capital-Journal)

Bruce Mazlish, Who Fused Psychoanalysis and History in His Books, Dies at 93

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Bruce Mazlish, Who Fused Psychoanalysis and History in His Books, Dies at 93 by Paul Vitello in The New York Times on November 29, 2016.

Prof. Bruce Mazlish of M.I.T. in 1972, the year he published his best-known book, “In Search of Nixon: A Psychohistorical Inquiry.”
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My Life with Leonard Cohen

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: My Life with Leonard Cohen: Friends, but never close, our paths intersected and then diverged, until this past September, when I connected with Leonard for the last time Ruth Wisse on the Mosaic website on November 30, 2016.

Leonard Cohen walking on a street near his vacation home in Hydra, Greece, October 1960. James Burke/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.

Click Here to Read: Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) dies at 82 By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on November 23, 2016. (more…)

Mose Allison: 1927-2016

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mose Allison: 1927-2016 By James Brewer on the World Socialist Web Site on
November 26, 2016.

Mose Allison [Photo © Michael Wilson]