Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: advancing neurosyphilis

  • Schubert, Schumann, and the Spirochete

    Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)  Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856) Their names sound Germanic and are somewhat similar, as are their portraits. They wrote beautiful music and rank high among the great composers of the romantic era. To confuse their names would constitute an unforgivable crime, especially in the eye of music lovers. Yet in…