- 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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“Never in a business like this do you see a celebrity pay for another celebrity,” Bloch told Us Weekly.Vittorio Missoni’s Bag Found in Caribbean; Charlie Sheen Paid for Lindsay Lohan’s Wardrobe Disaster
The Fashion Beast Team
February 13, 2013
Two women on the terrace near Bloch and Virgitti testified that they never heard Galliano utter the word “Jewish” at all.John Galliano in the Courtroom
June 23, 2011
You can credit Paster and Bloch with starting the Great Stylist Wars of the 1990s.Battle of the Oscar Stylists
February 20, 2009
I think what I was trying to say is that there aren't any anti-Semitic portraits in Céline as deadly as Bloch in Proust.My Conversation with John Updike
Barbara Probst Solomon
January 29, 2009
For, as it happened, Bloch was not invited to the house again.Swann's Way
The moment in which Bloch is to find it possible for him to realize the work has not yet arrived.
But with the "Trois Poèmes juives," the original Bloch is at hand.
The prophet who emerges with the most honour from this war is Bloch.
There is, of course, one aspect of the Bloch deadlock that the Germans at least have contemplated.
- 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)
- Felix . 1905–83, US physicist, born in Switzerland: Nobel prize for physics (1952) for his work on the magnetic moments of atomic particles
- 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
- (French blɔk) 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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