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Hans Suter

Hans Suter ist ArtDoc, CollectorDoc and MuseumDoc

The highlights of Hans and Marlis Suter’s extensive collection of 20th century Swiss art are the paintings, drawings, graphics and plastics by artists from the Bern area with an emphasis on Thun and the area of Lake Thun. The Collection is beautifully displayed in an old Patrician House in magnificent surroundings. In addition there are two rooms exhibiting delicate embroidery by Else Ruckli Stoecklin from the Bern Ruckli Foundation. Continue reading Hans Suter

Hans Prinzhorn

Hans Prinzhorn was CollectorDoc and more…

Hans Prinzhorn (June 6, 1886 – June 14, 1933) was a German psychiatrist and art historian.

Born in Hemer, Westphalia, he studied art history and philosophy at the University of Vienna, receiving his doctorate in 1908. He then went to England to receive voice training, as he planned to become a professional singer. He later received training in medicine and psychiatry, serving as an Army surgeon during World War I. Continue reading Hans Prinzhorn

Daniel C. Bryant

Daniel C. Bryant is CollectorDoc and WriterDoc

Daniel C. Bryant donated the biggest collection of (english) books from writing physician to the NYU library.

Why he became interested in physician-writers

I first became interested in doctors’ non-medical writing about twenty years ago, wondering what doctors, with all their education and exposure to “life” thought was worth writing about. Continue reading Daniel C. Bryant

Sackler – Mortimer, Raymond and Arthur M.

The Sackler brothers are CharityDocs, BusinessDocs and CollectorDocs

Arthur M. Sackler

Dr. Arthur Mitchell Sackler (August 22, 1913 – May 26, 1987) was an American psychiatrist, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Mortimer David Sackler (7 December 1916 – 24 March 2010) was an American physician and entrepreneur. With his brothers, Arthur and Raymond, he used his fortune from the pharmaceutical industry to become a prominent philanthropist.

Raymond Sackler (born in 1920)  is an American physician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Sackler and his brothers Arthur and Mortimer pursued, together and independently, careers as psychiatric researchers and practitioners, business leaders, and philanthropists. Continue reading Sackler – Mortimer, Raymond and Arthur M.

Johannes Zeilinger

Johannes Zeilinger is CollectorDoc and WriterDoc

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Johannes Zeilinger (* 1948 in Wolfratshausen) is a German specialist in sports medicine and president of the Karl-May-Society since 13. Oct. 2007, which is the stronges German literary association. As author he published about  Karl May (1842–1912), whose books still have the strongest presence on the German market.

Zeilinger has a growing collection of things around Karl May.

Continue reading Johannes Zeilinger

Karl Heinz Kienle

Karl Heinz Kienle is CyclingDoc, CollectorDoc, DivingDoc, JazzDoc, JogDoc, PhotoDoc, WriterDoc

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Health includes a constant alternation of physical, mental and social activities and relaxation!

Convinced by this sentence You need more than one hobby! So it´s no wonder, that I practice some more, each at it´s time:
Biking and Sauna for the body,
Dixieband, website, reading and collecting for the mind,
Social responsibility and being “One-of-the-Crowd”.

Continue reading Karl Heinz Kienle

Ulisse Aldrovandi

Ulisse Aldrovandi was GardenDoc, NaturalistDoc, OrnithologyDoc, WriterDoc and more

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Ulisse Aldrovandi (11 September 1522 – 4 May 1605) was an Italian naturalist, the moving force behind Bologna’s botanical garden, one of the first in Europe. Carl Linnaeus and the comte de Buffon reckoned him the father of natural history studies. He is usually referred to, especially in older literature, as Aldrovandus; his name in Italian is equally given as Aldroandi.[1] Continue reading Ulisse Aldrovandi

Alberto Burgos Herrera

Alberto Burgos Herrera is DiscoDoc, CollectorDoc, WriterDoc and more

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Since he was 12 years old he collected records with dance music of South American Style, he is a requested lecturer about this topic.

Apart from that he is founder of a cultural club Colombia Bailaba Asi in Medelín in Colombia as well as he runs the Festival de Música Campesina as EventDoc Continue reading Alberto Burgos Herrera

Robin Cook

Robin Cook is WriterDoc and much more

Robert Brian “Robin” Cook (born May 4, 1940, in New York City)[1] is an American physician and novelist who writes about medicine and topics affecting public health.

He is best known for combining medical writing with the thriller genre. Many of his books have been bestsellers on the New York Times Bestseller List. Several of his books have also been featured in Reader’s Digest. His books have sold nearly 400 million copies worldwide.[2] Continue reading Robin Cook

Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton was DirectorDoc, WriterDoc and much more

When I was 15 I wanted to go to college and be a writer. When I was 20, I was in college and applying to medical school to become a doctor. When I was 25, I was in medical school but I was going to quit when it was finished. When I was 30, I was a successful film director with my first film, Westworld, in release. When I was 35, I had almost decided I didn’t want to direct any more, but I wasn’t sure what to do next. So I started a software company and did computer games. When I was 40, I really wanted to only direct movies and never write again. When I was 45, I had my first child and I was happily writing and not interested in directing. … I feel like my life has been very exciting and very unpredictable. Continue reading Michael Crichton

Osamu Tezuka

Tezuka Osamu was SuperCartoonDoc and more

Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治 Tezuka Osamu?, 3 November 1928 – 9 February 1989) was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, film producer, medical doctor and activist. Born in Osaka Prefecture, he is best known as the creator of the comics series Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack, and Phoenix. His prolific output, pioneering techniques, and innovative redefinitions of genres earned him such titles as “the father of manga“, “the godfather of manga” and “the god of manga”. Additionally, he is often considered the Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, who served as a major inspiration during Tezuka’s formative years.[1] Continue reading Osamu Tezuka