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Mann(măn), Horace 1796-1859.
American educator who as the first secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education (1837-1848) introduced reforms and regulations that greatly influenced American public education.
Mann(măn, män), Thomas 1875-1955.
German writer whose fascination with the artist's role in society and concern for the intellectual and spiritual well-being of Germany permeate his works, including Death in Venice (1912) and The Magic Mountain (1924). He won the 1929 Nobel Prize for literature.
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1. (Biography) Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1871–1950, German novelist: works include Professor Unrat (1905), which was filmed as The Blue Angel (1928), and Man of Straw (1918)
2. (Biography) his brother, Thomas (ˈtoːmas). 1875–1955, German novelist, in the US after 1937. His works deal mainly with the problem of the artist in bourgeois society and include the short story Death in Venice (1913) and the novels Buddenbrooks (1900), The Magic Mountain (1924), and Doctor Faustus (1947): Nobel prize for literature 1929
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Mann(mæn for 2; mæn, mɑn for 3 )
1. Horace, 1796–1859, U.S. educational reformer.
2. Thomas, 1875–1955, German novelist, in the U.S. 1938–52: Nobel prize 1929.
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|Noun||1.||Mann - United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)|
|2.||Mann - German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)|
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