konrad bloch


Ernest, 1880–1959, Swiss composer, in the U.S. after 1916.
Felix, 1905–83, Swiss physicist in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1952.
Konrad E. 1912–2000, U.S. biochemist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1964.
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Bloch (blɒk)
1.  Ernest. 1880--1959, US composer, born in Switzerland, who found inspiration in Jewish liturgical and folk music: his works include the symphonies Israel(1916) and America (1926)
2.  Felix. 1905--83, US physicist, born in Switzerland: Nobel prize for physics (1952) for his work on the magnetic moments of atomic particles
3.  Konrad Emil. 1912--2000, US biochemist, born in Germany: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1964 for his work on fatty-acid metabolism
4.  Marc. 1886--1944, French historian and Resistance fighter; author of Feudal Society (1935) and Strange Defeat (1940), an essay on the fall of France: killed by the Nazis

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Bloch (blŏk, blôKH), Konrad Emil. 1912-2000.

German-born American biochemist. He shared a 1964 Nobel Prize for research on cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism.

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