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Bloch(blŏk, blôk, blôKH), Ernest 1880-1959.
Swiss-born American composer noted for his chamber music and for works with Jewish themes, including Israel Symphony (1916).
1. (Biography) Ernest. 1880–1959, US composer, born in Switzerland, who found inspiration in Jewish liturgical and folk music: his works include the symphonies Israel(1916) and America (1926)
2. (Biography) Felix. 1905–83, US physicist, born in Switzerland: Nobel prize for physics (1952) for his work on the magnetic moments of atomic particles
3. (Biography) Konrad Emil. 1912–2000, US biochemist, born in Germany: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1964 for his work on fatty-acid metabolism
4. (Biography) Marc. 1886–1944, French historian and Resistance fighter; author of Feudal Society (1935) and Strange Defeat (1940), an essay on the fall of France: killed by the Nazis
Ernest, 1880–1959, U.S. composer, born in Switzerland.