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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).
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
César (Auguste), 1822–90, French composer, born in Belgium.
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|Noun||1.||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)|