Sherlock Holmes is arguably the most famous of fictional detectives. Who doesn’t know “Elementary, my dear Watson”? But what was the relation between Sherlock and real-life author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? We will explore the biographies of both “characters” in this course as well as the lasting impact of the Sherlock stories on our culture.


William Grindl

Bill has a lifelong interest in Sherlock Holmes and has read and studied biographical information of Mr. Doyle. Bill has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Suffolk University and a BA in Music Composition from Berklee College of Music. He is a former professional musician and administrative staff member of Berklee College of Music.