- Hans [hahns] /hɑns/, 1494–1576, German Meistersinger: author of stories, songs, poems and dramatic works.
- Nelly (Leonie),1891–1970, German poet and playwright, in Sweden after 1940: Nobel prize 1966.
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Sachs adds, “All the senses that connect us with nature are important.”Magical Gardens for the Blind, Deaf, and Disabled
October 22, 2014
The ICSC/Goldman Sachs index of chain-store sales has been chugging along.Did My Taxes Go Up? I Hadn’t Noticed.
March 27, 2013
Since then, “there has been a shift in the way the IDF operates,” says Sachs.Israel and Gaza Battle Twitter War Over Rocket Attacks
November 17, 2012
Sachs is not even slightly coy about who that expert should be.
Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, has nominated himself to be president of the World Bank.
"If Sachs is there I shall stop in and speak with him," he said to Eva.
Sachs pretended to see nothing, and "marked" away valiantly.
Sachs, Hans, his descriptions of cuts designed by Jost Amman, 408.A Treatise on Wood Engraving
He and Sachs had cobbled at it too much: they had brushed and combed it.Dodo's Daughter
E. F. Benson
This theme, among the three heard in the prelude, points to Sachs's popularity.The Complete Opera Book
- Hans (hans). 1494–1576, German master shoemaker and Meistersinger, portrayed by Wagner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
- Nelly (Leonie). 1891–1970, German Jewish poet and dramatist, who escaped from Nazi Germany and settled in Sweden. Her works include Eli: A Mystery Play of the Sufferings of Israel (1951) and `O the Chimneys', a poem about the Nazi extermination camps. Nobel prize for literature 1966 jointly with Shmuel Yosef Agnon
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