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Gumpert, Martin, 1897-1955



  • Existence: 1897 - 1955

Martin Gumpert was born on November 12, 1897. He was a Jewish German-born American physician and writer. Gumpert moved to the United States in 1936. Gumpert provided the German author Thomas Mann with information about the course of the disease of syphilis. Mann used this information in writing his Faust novel. Other publications include "Hell in Paradise" (1939), "Heil Hunger!" (1940) and "The Anatomy of Happiness" (1951). Gumpert died on April 18, 1955.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Martin Gumpert papers on "You are Younger Than You Think"

Identifier: MS-173
Overview "You are Younger than you Think" (1944). The collection contains the ypescript with handwritten corrections of this book by Martin Gumpert, with page proofs and preliminaries.