Herman Tarnower

Herman Tarnower
1910 - 1980

Herman Tarnower  American Doctor


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Herman Tarnower was in relationships with Jean Harris (1966 - 1979) and Lynne Tryforos.


American Doctor Herman Tarnower was born on 18th March, 1910 in Brooklyn, New York and passed away on 10th Mar 1980 Purchase,NY aged 69. He is most remembered for The Scarsdale Diet. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Herman Tarnower is a member of the following lists: American Jews, People from Brooklyn and People from Scarsdale, New York.


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First Name Herman
Last Name Tarnower
Birthday 18th March, 1910
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York
Died 10th March, 1980
Place of Death Purchase,NY
Cause of Death Murder by his ex lover Jean Harris
Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Cardiologist
Occupation Doctor
Claim to Fame The Scarsdale Diet

Herman Tarnower (March 18, 1910 – March 10, 1980) was an American cardiologist and co-author (with Samm Sinclair Baker) of the bestselling diet book The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet (1978), which promoted a high-protein low-carbohydrate fad diet known as the Scarsdale diet. On March 10, 1980, just eight days before his 70th birthday, Tarnower was shot dead by Jean Harris. Harris was convicted of his murder at trial in White Plains, New York in 1981.

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