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 (shwīt′sər, shvīt′-), Albert 1875-1965.
Alsatian philosopher, physician, and musician who founded (1913) and spent much of his life at a missionary hospital in present-day Gabon. Schweitzer was a noted organist and wrote many theological works. He won the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize.


(ˈʃwaɪtsə; ˈʃvaɪt-)
(Biography) Albert. 1875–1965, Franco-German medical missionary, philosopher, theologian, and organist, born in Alsace. He took up medicine in 1905 and devoted most of his life after 1913 to a medical mission at Lambaréné, Gabon: Nobel peace prize 1952


(ˈʃwaɪt sər, ˈʃvaɪt-)

Albert, 1875–1965, Alsatian writer, missionary, doctor, and musician in Africa: Nobel peace prize 1952.
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