Date of Birth: 07/30/1907
Place of birth: Bobruisk
KANTSELSON, Blum (1907-1985), a Russian linguist. Born July 30, 1907 in Bobruisk. He graduated from the Faculty of Education 2nd Moscow State University, he worked in the Research Institute of Nationalities in Moscow. Since 1934, in Leningrad until 1950 (with a break for the war years) Institute of Language and thinking them. Marr USSR Academy of Sciences, in the same years he taught at the University of Leningradskomgosudarstvennom. Candidate of Sciences in 1935, PhD, and Professor since 1939. Member of the Great Patriotic War. After the speech of Stalin on linguistics he was dismissed from the Academy. In 1950-1953 - professor at the Ivanovo Pedagogical Institute. From 1953 until his death he worked at the Leningrad branch of the Institute of Linguistics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, he headed the sector of the Indo-European languages ??(1971-1976) isektorom theory of grammar. Katznelson died in Leningrad, December 30, 1985.
on the theory of linguistics specialist, typology, comparative linguistics. In the early (1940) work Katznelson influenced stadial ideas Marr. Also deals with problems of the theory of grammar. In the works of 1960-1980-ies are considered problems of communication between language and thinking, relation words and concepts, grammatical semantics, proposed typological concept, formulated on substantive grounds. Katznelson studied accentuation of Germanic languages, studied the history of linguistics. Under his editorship in the late 1970s and in the 1980s, a series of monographs "History of Linguistic Studies" and adjoining collective monograph grammatical concepts in linguistics XIX century.