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A Tale of Two Siggies

A Tale of Two Siggies

This much I know: For more than four decades, Sigmund Freud and my great uncle, Siegmund Kornmehl, rented space in the same building in Vienna, 19 Berggasse. Siegmund Kornmehl had a storefront butcher business, while Sigmund Freud lived and practiced psychoanalysis upstairs. Beyond that, things get fuzzier. Was Martha Freud Really Affronted? I haven’t yetContinue Reading

10 Things I Want to Know About My Family & Sigmund Freud

10 Things I Want to Know About My Family & Sigmund Freud

Focus, focus, focus. That’s been my mantra ever since I realized my genealogical research was meandering in all directions. So I came up with a couple of goals: To flesh out the lives of my mother’s immediate family members — both to understand my mother better and to make the acquaintance of relatives I neverContinue Reading