Hutcheon, Michael 1945-

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HUTCHEON, Michael 1945-

PERSONAL: Born July 29, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; son of Alexander J. (a solicitor) and Kathleen M. (a homemaker) Hutcheon; married, 1970; wife's name Linda. Education: University of Toronto, M.D.

ADDRESSES: Home—8 High Park Gardens, Toronto, Ontario M6R 1S9, Canada. Office—Toronto Lung Transplant Program, 10-236EN, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St., Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada.

CAREER: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, head of Respirology Division, Department of Medicine, 1976-99, medical director of Toronto Lung Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital, 1996—.

MEMBER: Royal College of Physicians of Canada (fellow), Toronto Wagner Society (cochair).


(With wife, Linda Hutcheon) Opera: Desire, Disease, Death, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 1996.

(With Linda Hutcheon) Bodily Charm: Living Opera, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 2000.

(With Linda Hutcheon) Opera: The Art of Dying, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 2004.

SIDELIGHTS: Michael Hutcheon once told CA: "I work with my collaborator, Linda Hutcheon, to bring the expertise of medicine together with that of literary theory in a project that views medical practice and meaning in a large social structure. We use opera as a cultural vehicle to explore this concept. The major motivation for both of us is intellectual pleasure."

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