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Franck

 (frängk, fräNk), César Auguste 1822-1890.
French organist and composer who exerted great influence as a teacher. His most acclaimed work is his Symphony in D minor (1889).

Franck

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1. (Biography) César (Auguste) (sezar). 1822–90, French composer, organist, and teacher, born in Belgium. His works, some of which make use of cyclic form, include a violin sonata, a string quartet, the Symphony in D Minor (1888), and much organ music
2. (Biography) James. 1882–1964, US physicist, born in Germany: shared a Nobel prize for physics with Gustav Hertz (1925) for work on the quantum theory, particularly the effects of bombarding atoms with electrons

Franck

(frɑŋk)

n.
César (Auguste), 1822–90, French composer, born in Belgium.
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Noun1.Franck - French composer and teacher who influenced a generation of composers (1822-1890)
2.Franck - United States physicist (born in Germany) who with Gustav Hertz performed an electron scattering experiment that proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Niels Bohr (1882-1964)
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