Charles Clanton Rogers

Reflections based on poetry, music, visual art, book reviews, history of science, first-person history, philosophical essays and International Blogging

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How often is the obituary of a physician published in The Arts Section of The NY TIMES? Oliver Sacks, M.D. was a giant in medicine and literature. Dr. Sacks was a living hero of mine. R.I.P. my dearest Oliver. Charles Clanton Rogers, M.D.

Dr. Oliver Sacks was a neurologist and best-selling author who explored the brain’s strangest pathways. His work touched Hollywood, theater, even opera, and his legacy lasts in the stories he told. By POH SI TENG on Publish Date August 30, 2015. Photo by Sara Krulwich/The New York Times. Watch in Times Video »
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4 thoughts on “Blogger’s GPS August 30, 2015 Supplement – Oliver Sacks, M.D. Memorial

  1. bbnewsab says:

    Your words make me weep, Karl!

    And the music you’ve chosen is just perfect. Remember the old saw that states, that one small picture may tell us more than a thousand words.

    That goes for music too.

    I’m sure also Oliver must have loved the music you chose to adorn this blog post.

    Like you, Kung Karl, Oliver was a great admirer of les beaux arts.

    But such is life. As they said in the Roman Empire, Ars longa, vita brevis.

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