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Wieland, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Wieland, Heinrich, 1877–1957, German chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Munich, 1901. Wieland was a professor at the Technical Univ. of Munich from 1913 to 1921, the Univ. of Freiburg from 1921 to 1925, and th...
Brüning, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Brüning, Heinrich hn´rkh brün´ng [key], 1885–1970, German chancellor. Elected to the Reichstag in 1924, he was a leader of the Catholic Center party and a fiscal expert. In 1930 he was app...
Suso, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Suso, Heinrich hn´rkh zoo´z [key], c.1295–1366, German mystic, a Dominican friar, also known as Henry Suso. While studying at Cologne he came under the influence of Meister Eckhart, whose ...
Graetz, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Graetz, Heinrich: see Grätz, Heinrich.
Grätz, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Grätz or Graetz, Heinrich both: hn´rkh grts [key], 1817–91, German Jewish historian. He was the first modern historian to write, from a Jewish perspective, a comprehensive history of the Jew...
Heine, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Heine, Heinrich hn´rkh h´n [key], 1797–1856, German poet, b. Düsseldorf, of a Jewish family. One of the greatest of German lyric poets, he had a varied career. After failing in business h...
Böll, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Böll, Heinrich hn´rkh böl [key], 1917–85, German novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. Böll presents a critical, antimilitarist view of modern society in a collection of masterful sh...
Schütz, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Schütz, Heinrich hn´rkh shüts [key], 1585–1672, German composer. A pupil of Giovanni Gabrieli, he later worked with Monteverdi. Often considered the greatest German composer of the 17th cent....
Bullinger, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Bullinger, Heinrich hn´rkh boo´lng-r [key], 1504–75, Swiss Protestant reformer. After the death of Ulrich Zwingli in 1531, Bullinger became pastor of the principal church in Zürich and ...
Schenker, Heinrich(Encyclopedia)Schenker, Heinrich hn´rkh shngk´r [key], 1868–1935, Austro-Polish music theorist. Educated at the Vienna Conservatory, he devoted his life to teaching and research. Schenker developed the ...
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