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Happy Birthday To Scarsdale’s Carl Emil Schorske

Carl Emil Schorske turns 99 on Saturday.
Carl Emil Schorske turns 99 on Saturday. Photo Credit:

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Scarsdale’s Carl Emil Schorske!

Carl Emil Schorske, a longtime Scarsdale resident, turns 99 on Saturday.

Schorske, a cultural historian and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, was born March 15, 1915, in New York City.

In 2004 Schorske received the Ludwig Wittgenstein Prize of the Austrian Research Association (Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft). He is a Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. On 25 April 2012, Schorske was made an honorary citizen of Vienna during a ceremony attended by his wife Elizabeth and Mayor of Vienna, Dr. Michael Häupl.

He is an honorary member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts. In 1981 he was a MacArthur Fellow.