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

  • Richter, Burton Born 1931. American physicist. He shared a 1976 Nobel Prize for the discovery of a subatomic particle.
  • Richter, Jean Paul Friedrich Pen name Jean Paul. 1763-1825. German writer whose humorous and sentimental novels include Titan (1800-1803) and Years of Indiscretion (1804-1805).
  • Richter, Sviatoslav Teofilovich 1915-1997. Ukranian-born Soviet pianist noted for both his technique and his poetic sensibility. His diverse repertoire ranged from the Romantic symphonies of Schubert and Schumann to the modern works of Prokofiev.


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