Encounters of a Mathematician

Walter Ledermann

CONTENTS

Preface
1. Childhood in Berlin 1911 - 1920
2. Mathematical awakening and musical abundance Berlin 1920 - 28
3. The formative years Berlin 1928 - 33
4. Emigration St Andrews 1934 - 36
5. Edinburgh 1936 - 1938
6. Start of the academic career St Andrews 1938 - 46
7. War experiences and marriage St Andrews 1940 - 45
8. Manchester 1946 - 62
9. Sharing the fruits of experience Sussex 1962 - 1997
10. Final retirement London 1997 -

MacTutor biography of Walter Ledermann

Interview with Walter Ledermann in September 2000


JOC/EFR May 2009