Samuel Aaron Tannenbaum

First Name: 

Samuel

Middle Name: 

Aaron

Last Name: 

Tannenbaum

Other Name: 

Graduation Year: 

1898

Degree granting institution: 

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Full Death Date: 

10/31/1948

Memo: 

Psychoanalyst and Shakespeare authority, died in New York City. He was an advocate of socialized medicine, and one of the earliest doctors to practice psychoanalysis. Although he had studied under Freud, he frequently disagreed with Freudian teachings. The author of more than fifty books on Shakespeare, he had lectured on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature at Columbia, the University of Chicago and City College, and had taught Shakespeare at Hunter College for fifteen years.

Citation: 

Columbia Alumni News 40 (January 1949) P 26

Record ID: 

3 581