from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hoffmann, Roald Born 1937. Polish-born American chemist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for applying quantum-mechanics theories to the analysis of chemical reactions.
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- n. Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956)
- n. German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)
- n. German chemist (1818-1892)
- n. United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)
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Lust: [roman]/traduit de l'allemand par Yasmin Hoffmann et Maryvonne Litaize; suivi d'un entretien avec
Les amantes: [roman]/traduit de l'allemand par Yasmin Hoffmann et Maryvonne Litaize.
I call him Godpapa Grosselmayer, after that delightful old fellow in Hoffmann's tale of the Nut Cracker.
[prose]/traduit de l'allemand par Yasmin Hoffmann et Maryvonne Litaize.
Ms. Hoffmann is secretary of the Bavarian Tracht Organization, whose slogan is "Tracht is Culture."
She has been published in the New Castle News under maiden name Hoffmann and on storiesthatlift.com.
People should get over the idea that because of the complex textual history of "Hoffmann" - Offenbach worked on versions for two different theaters and died before establishing a definitive text - it is necessary to include nonauthentic material in performance or the opera won't work on stage.
Foreign Affairs Minister David Emerson called Hoffmann "a seasoned senior diplomat with a distinguished reputation."
The portrait was hung on the left of the entrance door and only separated by it from his great-grandfather of 1247, whom he might have assisted, had these venerable portraits taken some night a fancy to descend from their frames to execute a dance such as Hoffmann dreamed.
Weber and Marschner show the German romantic school at its best; for the lesser men, such as Hoffmann and Lindpaintner, did little but reproduce the salient features of their predecessors more or less faithfully.