Dr David Cohen CBE (1930-2019)

Dr David Cohen CBE (1930-2019)

08 Aug 2019
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The College is saddened to note the death of Honorary Fellow Dr David Cohen CBE.

David came up to Lincoln in 1950 to read for a BA in Oriental Studies, before receiving a Fulbright Fellowship to study at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. After qualifying to practise medicine, David spent many years working as a General Practitioner.

A notable philanthropist, David was a Trustee of the David Cohen Family Charitable Trust. He was also on the Board of the English National Opera and the English Touring Opera, as well as acting as a Trustee of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Wiener Library Endowment.

David received a CBE in 2001 for charitable services, especially to the arts. He was an Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College and Harris Manchester College, and was a member of the Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors of Oxford University.