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Christopher Lehmann-Haupt ’56

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt ’56, a giant in the field of literary criticism, died Nov. 7, 2018.

Famed for his more than 4,000 reviews and essays in The New York Times as well as for his own masterful books, Christopher was eulogized by the Times thusly: “Readers and colleagues called him a judicious, authoritative voice on fiction and a seemingly boundless array of history, biography, current events, and other topics, with forays into Persian archaeology and fly fishing.”

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