from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Berg, Alban 1885-1935. Austrian composer. A pupil of Arnold Schönberg, he applied an atonal manner to classical forms in works such as the opera Wozzeck (1925) and Violin Concerto (1935).
  • Berg, Patricia Jane Known as "Patty.” 1918-2006. American golfer who won 57 professional tournament titles, including 15 major championship titles, during her career.
  • Berg, Paul Born 1926. American chemist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing methods for mapping the structure and function of DNA.

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  • proper n. A place name, notably of
  • proper n. A surname common in the U.S.A., associated with German or Scandinavian ancestry.


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