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Friedrich Bezold

Born  1842
Died  1908

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German otologist, born February 9, 1842, Rothenburg, Mittelfranken; died October 5, 1908.

Biography of Friedrich Bezold

Friedrich Bezold visited the three Bavarian universities, as well as Vienna, and Berlin. He received his doctorate in 1866 and from 1877 worked as associate professor – Privatdozent – at the University of Munich. He published extensively in his special field. He is particularly remembered for his hearing tests using a tuning fork, and for his work to improve education for people with impaired hearing. At his death he was Hofrat and extraordinary professor in Munich.


  • Antiseptische Behandlung der Mitteloreiterungen.
    [Tröltsch’] Archiv für Ohrenheilkunde, Leipzig.
  • Experimentelle Untersuchungen über den Schalleitungsapparat des Ohres.
    [Anton Friedrich Freiherr von Tröltsch’] Archiv für Ohrenheilkunde, Leipzig.
  • Erkrankungen des Warzentheiles.
    [Tröltsch’] Archiv für Ohrenheilkunde, Leipzig.
  • Otomykosis.
    In: Vorträge zur Aetiologie der Infectionskrankheiten. Munich, 1881.
  • Fibrinöses Exsudat auf dem Trommelfell.
    [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie, und für klinische Medizin, Berlin
  • Die Perforation des Warzenforsatzes vom anatomischen Standpunkte.
    Monatsschrift für Ohrenheilkunde, Berlin.
  • Die Corrosionsanatomie des Ohres. Munich, 1882.
  • Schuluntersuchungen über das kindliche Gehörorgan. Wiesbaden, 1885.
  • Labyrinthnekrose und Paralyse des Nervus facialis. Wiesbaden, 1886.
  • Die Krankheiten des Warzenteils in Schwartze.
    In: Handbuch für Ohrenheilkunde, 1893.
  • Überschau über den gegenwärtigen Stand der Ohrenheilkunde. Wiesbaden, 1895.
  • Das Hörvermögen der Taubstummen. Wiesbaden, 1896.
  • Über die funktionelle Prüfung des menschlichen Gehörorgans. Gesammelte Abhandlungen und Vorträge. 3 volumes, Wiesbaden, J. F. Bergmann, 1897-1909.
  • Die Taubstummheit auf grund ärztlicher Beobachtungen. Wiesbaden, 1902.
  • Lehrbuch der Ohrenheilkunde. Wiesbaden, 1906.
  • Alfred Denker (1863-1941:
    Friedrich Bezold †.
    Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1908, 55: 2286-2288.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for infomation submitted.

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