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Lévi-Strauss

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noun
  1. Claude,1908–2009, French anthropologist and educator, born in Belgium: founder of structural anthropology.

Strauss

[strous or for 1–3, 5, German shtrous]
noun
  1. Da·vid Frie·drich [dah-veet free-drikh] /ˈdɑ vit ˈfri drɪx/, 1808–74, German theologian, philosopher, and author.
  2. Jo·hann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/, 1804–49, Austrian orchestra conductor and composer.
  3. his sonJohannThe Waltz King, 1825–99, Austrian orchestra conductor and composer.
  4. Levi,1829?–1902, U.S. pants manufacturer: developed Levis.
  5. Ri·chard [rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪx ɑrt/, 1864–1949, German orchestra conductor and composer.
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Lévi-Strauss

noun
  1. Claude (klod). (1908–2009) French anthropologist, leading exponent of structuralism. His books include The Elementary Structures of Kinship (1969), Totemism (1962), The Savage Mind (1966), Mythologies (1964–71), and Saudades do Brazil (Memories of Brazil; 1994)

Strauss

noun
  1. David Friedrich (ˈdaːfɪt ˈfriːdrɪç). 1808–74, German Protestant theologian: in his Life of Jesus (1835–36) he treated the supernatural elements of the story as myth
  2. Johann (joˈhan). 1804–49, Austrian composer, noted for his waltzes
  3. his son, Johann, called the Waltz King. 1825–99, Austrian composer, whose works include The Blue Danube Waltz (1867) and the operetta Die Fledermaus (1874)
  4. Richard (ˈrɪçart). 1864–1949, German composer, noted esp for his symphonic poems, including Don Juan (1889) and Till Eulenspiegel (1895), his operas, such as Elektra (1909) and Der Rosenkavalier (1911), and his Four Last Songs (1948)
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