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book reviewer

Christopher Charles Herbert Lehmann-Haupt, British, American book reviewer. Board trustees Putney School; Member of Century.

Background

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher Charles Herbert was born on June 14, 1934 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Hellmut Otto Emil and Letitia Jane H. (Grierson) Lehmann-H. came to the United States, 1934.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1956. Master of Fine Arts in Theatre History and Dramatic Criticism, Yale University, 1959.

Career

Editor A.S. Barnes & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1961-1962, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1962-1963. Senior editor Dial Press, 1963-1965. Member staff New York Times Book Review, 1965-1969.

Senior daily book reviewer New York Times, 1969-1995, daily book reviewer, 1995-2000, chief obituary writer, since 2000. Assistant professor literature City University of New York, 1973—1975.

Works

Membership

Board trustees Putney School. Member of Century.

Connections

Married Natalie S. Robins, October 3, 1965. Children: Rachel Louise, Noah Christopher.

father:
Hellmut Otto Emil Lehmann-H.

mother:
Letitia Jane H. (Grierson) Lehmann-H.

spouse:
Natalie S. Robins

children:
Rachel Louise Lehmann-Haupt

Noah Christopher Lehmann-Haupt