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Schu·man(sho͞o-män′, -mäN′), Robert 1886-1963.
Luxembourg-born French politician who served as prime minister (1947-1948) and promoted the economic and military unity of European nations.
Schu·man(sho͞o′mən), William Howard 1910-1992.
American composer whose works include symphonies, operas, and the cantata A Free Song (1943), for which he received a Pulitzer Prize.
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1. (Biography) Robert (rɔbɛr). 1886–1963, French statesman; prime minister (1947–48). He proposed (1950) pooling the coal and steel resources of W Europe
2. (Biography) William (Howard). 1910–91, US composer
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