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Brod, Max(Encyclopedia)Brod, Max mäx brd [key], 1884–1968, Israeli writer and composer, b. Prague. Brod is best known for his historical novels, written in German, notably The Redemption of Tycho Brahe (1916, tr. 1928)...
Ophüls, Max(Encyclopedia)Ophüls, Max ô´füls [key], 1902–57, German-born French film director, b. Saarbrücken as Maximilian Oppenheimer. He started his career in the 1920s as an stage actor and director and began direct...
Reger, Max(Encyclopedia)Reger, Max mäks r´gr [key], 1873–1916, German composer; he studied with Hugo Riemann in Wiesbaden. Through his sensitive interpretations of Mozart and Bach he won acclaim as a pianist. In 1901...
Reinhardt, Max(Encyclopedia)Reinhardt, Max, 1873–1943, Austrian theatrical producer and director, originally named Max Goldmann. After acting under Otto Brahm at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin, he managed (1902–5) his own t...
Beckmann, Max(Encyclopedia)Beckmann, Max mäks bk´män [key], 1884–1950, German painter. A member of the Berlin secession from 1908 to 1911, he was impressionistic in his early style. A subsequent expressionistic phase was...
Max, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Max, Gabriel gä´brl mäks [key], 1840–1915, German painter and illustrator, b. Prague; son and pupil of the sculptor Josef Max (1803–54). A student of psychology and anthropology, Gabriel Ma...
Max, Peter(Encyclopedia)Max, Peter, 1937–, American artist, b. Berlin. Max is noted for his undulating graphic designs in bright, vibrating colors. His style has influenced much commercial art. It is reminiscent of art nou...
Planck, Max(Encyclopedia)Planck, Max mäks plängk [key], 1858–1947, German physicist. Seeking to explain the experimental spectrum (distribution of electromagnetic energy according to wavelength) of blackbody radiation, he...
Bruch, Max(Encyclopedia)Bruch, Max mäks brookh [key], 1838–1920, German composer. He conducted the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (1880–83) and taught at the Berlin Hochschule (1892–1910). His Violin Concerto in G...
Black, Max(Encyclopedia)Black, Max, 1909–88, American analytical philosopher, b. Baku, Russia (now Bak, Azerbaijan), grad. Cambridge, Ph.D. Univ. of London, 1939. He taught at the Univ. of Illinois (1940–46) before goi...
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