American Oriental Society

OBITUARIES

Richard N. Frye (January 10, 1920 – March 27, 2014) (Life Member)

Worfhart Heinrichs (January 23, 2014) (AOS Delegate to the Lidzbarski Prize Committee)
      See also: http://www.abbasidstudies.org/?page_id=700

Chauncey S. Goodrich, Jr. (November 14, 2013) (President AOS 1998; Associate Editor, JAOS 1968-1972; President Western Branch AOS 1971-72; Life Member)

Werner Sundermann (October 12, 2012) (Honorary member)

David B. Weisberg (Feb. 23, 2012)

Herbert H. Paper (January 11, 1925 – January 23, 2012)

Elling O. Eide (1935–2012) (Life Memeber of the AOS)

W. G. (Wilfred George) Lambert (26 Feb. 1926-9 Nov. 2011) (Life Member of the AOS)

William M. (Ze'ev) Brinner (6. Oct. 1924-3 Feb. 2011)

Denis Sinor (April 17, 1916-January 12, 2011) (AOS President 1975-1976; AOS Delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies, International Congress/Union of Orientalists/International Congress of Asian and North African Studies (ICANAS))

Oleg Grabar (Nov. 3, 1929-Jan. 8, 2011)
   Also: http://www.ias.edu/news/press-releases/2011/01/10/grabar

E. Gene Smith (Aug. 10, 1936-Dec. 16, 2010)

Raymond Westbrook (d. July 23, 2009)

John DeFrancis (August 31, 1911-January 2, 2009)

Isidore Dyen (August 16, 1913-December 14, 2008) (Life member of the American Oriental Society)
   Another Obituary of Isidore Dyen

Jean Bottéro (1914 – December 15, 2007) (Honorary Member of the American Oriental Society)

Carol F. Justus (March 21, 1940 - August 1, 2007) (Life Member of the American Oriental Society)

Alan Kaye (March 2, 1944-May 31, 2007)

Colette Caillat, 1921-2007 (Honorary member of the AOS)
   Brief notice: In memoriam -- L'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

Wolf Leslau, November 14, 1906 – November 18, 2006 (President of the AOS 1984-85)
     Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA, Notice
     The Linguist (by Grover Hudson)

Erica Reiner, 1924-2005 (Link to University of Chicago News Office. American Oriental Society Medal of Merit Recipient 2002; President AOS, 1983-84)
    New York Times, Sunday 21 January 2006

Hayim Tadmor, 1923-2005 (Obituary by Avigdor Hurowitz and Jeffrey H. Tigay for the American Academy for Jewish Research. Elected Honorary Member of the AOS in 1986)

David Pingree, 1923-2005 (Obituary link to Brown Daily Herald -- Died 11 November 2005)

Seeger A Bonebakker, 1923-2005 (Died 11/19/2005)

Stanislav Segert, 1921-2005 (Obituary by Edward Cook for the Society of Biblical Literature SBL Forum)

Ruggero Stefanini ( Died 6 May 2005)

Laurence G. Thompson, 1920-2005 (Professor Emeritus of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California)

Murray Barnson Emeneau, 1904-2005 (President of the AOS 1954-55; Associate Editor 1941 (v. 61:2)—1948 (v. 68:1); and Editor 1948 (v. 68:2)—1952 (v. 72:1) )

Henry Hoenigswald (1915-2003)

Franz Rosenthal (Aug. 31st, 1914-April 8th, 2003)

Ronald Eric Emmerick

Cyrus Gordon

Mohammad Ali Jazayery (11 Nov. 2000)