New (non-scientific) portraits

These images copyright 2019 by Russ Hodge; in contrast to most other material on the site, not for use without the author’s permission.

Igor StravinskyLincoln (2)French composer Claude DebussyClarence Darrow, attorney for the defense in the Scopes “monkey trial”

Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, who wrote the opera “Orpheus”

violinist Jascha Heifetz

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I am a science writer at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, author of fiction and popular science books, an artist, and a professional musician who performs on the viola da gamba and Medieval and Renaissance stringed instruments. I edit manuscripts of all types and teach the full range of scientific communication skills. I am doing theoretical work in this subject - see for example

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