Royal Society Publishing

Hugh Christopher Longuet–Higgins. 11 April 1923 — 27 March 2004

Richard L. Gregory, John N. Murrell

Elected FRS 1958


Hugh Christopher Longuet–Higgins, always known as Christopher, was an exceptional scholar and teacher who made important scientific advances in two quite different disciplines, chemistry and cognitive science. He was also a talented amateur musician, both as performer and composer, and was keen to advance the scientific understanding of this art.