Gerda Blumenthal

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: former professor of French and comparative literature at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. who was also the author of numerous critical and scholarly articles, including several about French philosopher Simone Weil.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery

 

Born: July 26, 1923

 

Died: April 18, 2004

 

Location: Washington, D.C.