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us: Cohn, Adolphe, 1851-1930

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1851
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1930
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Paris (France
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        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
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        • Organization: (naf) Université de Paris
        • Affiliation End: 1868
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        (naf) Université de Paris
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        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Affiliation Start: 1884
        • Affiliation End: 1891
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        (naf) Harvard University
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        • Organization: (naf) Columbia College (New York, N.Y.)
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        (naf) Columbia College (New York, N.Y.)
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    • found: Montaigne, M. de. The essays, c1907: t.p. (Adolphe Cohn)
    • found: NUC pre-56 (Cohn, Adolphe, 1851-1930)
    • found: Rostand, Edmond, Cyrano de Bergerac, ©1899: title-page (introduction by Adolphe Cohn, professor of the Romance languages and literatures in Columbia University)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed April 7, 2016: (heading: Adolphe Cohn (1851-1930); Franco-American educator, born in Paris; graduated "bachelier ès lettres" from the University of Paris in 1868, and studied law, historical criticism, and philology at various institutions of higher learning in Paris, receiving the degrees of LL.B. in 1873; emigrated to New York on May 13, 1875, and from 1876 to 1884 was the American correspondent of La République française; appointed tutor in French at Columbia College; In 1884 Cohn was made instructor in French at Harvard University. From 1885 to 1891 he was assistant professor of French at the same institution, and during this time wrote much in French and English, especially for the Atlantic Monthly. He became American correspondent of Le Temps in 1884, and continued to act as such until 1895. In 1891 Cohn was appointed Professor of the Romance Languages and Literatures in Columbia College. He edited many French classics for educational purposes) {}
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