Professor of languages; journalist, soldier. Born– Dec. 28, 1908, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Parents– Abraham and Mary (Spiro) Schweitzer. Married– Anne Rachel Stoller, Oct. 1, 1931. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1930; M.A. 1932;  Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., 1940 ; further study at Universidad Nacional de Mexico, 1946. Reporter for Tuscaloosa News, 1928-1931; U.S. Army reservist 1931-1968, with active duty in World War II; retired as lieutenant colonel.  Taught romance languages at University of Alabama, 1931-1976.  Member Modern Language Association, Alabama Education Association, and other professional organizations.  Contributed articles to scholarly journals; ediior, Fort Benning Bayonet; member of editorial board, Revista de Estudios Hispanicos.  Member Phi Beta Kappa. Awarded professor emeritus status, 1976.  Died January 4, 1988.


Contemporary Authors online; Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1982.


Georges de Scudbery’s “Almahide”; Authorship, Analysis, Sources, and Structure. Baltimore; Johns Hopkins Press, 1982.


The Parisian Stage, 1830-1850. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1961.


Le Theatre Complet de Tristan L’Hermite; Edition critique. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1975.


Critical Bibliography of French Literature; the Seventeenth Century. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1961.

Jose Ortega y Gasset: Philosopher of European Unity.  Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1971.

Renaissance and Other Studies in Honor of William L. Wiley. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1968.