Martin Gumpert
(1890-?)

Died aged unknown

Martin S Gumpert (November 12, 1897 – April 18, 1955) was a Jewish German-born American physician and writer. In 1936, he went to America. In 1942, he became a US citizen. 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, Doktor Faustus: das Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn, erzählt von einem Freunde. (Cited by Gunilla Bergsten in Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus (University of Chicago Press, 1963, p. 57.)

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Martin Gumpert [full inscription unknown]

English translation: Martin Gumpert

Kantstr. 44-45, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany where they lived