c. a. franck


[frahngk; French frahnk]
César (Auguste) [sey-zar oh-gyst] , 1822–90, French composer, born in Belgium.
James, 1882–1964, U.S. physicist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize 1925.
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1.  César (Auguste) (sezar). 1822--90, French composer, organist, and teacher, born in Belgium. His works, some of which make use of cyclic form, include a violin sonata, a string quartet, the Symphony in D Minor (1888), and much organ music
2.  James. 1882--1964, US physicist, born in Germany: shared a Nobel prize for physics with Gustav Hertz (1925) for work on the quantum theory, particularly the effects of bombarding atoms with electrons

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