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Her·bert(hûr′bərt), Frank Patrick 1920-1986.
American science fiction novelist whose Dune (1965) is noted both for its intricate plot and for its broad intellectual scope.
Her·bert(hûr′bərt), George 1593-1633.
Welsh-born English metaphysical poet whose works, including "The Collar" (1633), are religious in theme and marked by rich symbolism and inventive meter.
Herbert, Victor 1859-1924.
American composer and conductor best known for his comic operas, including Babes in Toyland (1903).
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1. (Biography) Edward, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury. 1583–1648, English philosopher and poet, noted for his deistic views
2. (Biography) his brother, George. 1593–1633, English Metaphysical poet. His chief work is The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations (1633)
3. (Biography) Zbigniew (əzˈbɪɡnɪəf), 1924–98, Polish poet and dramatist, noted esp for his dramatic monologues
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1. George, 1593–1633, English clergyman and poet.
2. Victor, 1859–1924, U.S. composer, born in Ireland.
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