Hofmann

[ hof-muhn; German, Polish hawf-mahn ]
/ ˈhɒf mən; German, Polish ˈhɔf mɑn /

noun

Au·gust Wil·helm von [ou-goost -vil-helm fuhn], /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1818–92, German chemist.
Hans, 1880–1966, U.S. painter, born in Germany.
Jo·sef (Cas·i·mir) [joh-zuhf -kaz-uh-mir], /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈkæz ə mɪr/, 1876–1957, U.S. pianist and composer, born in Poland.

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Hofmann
/ (ˈhɒfmən) /

noun

Hans. 1880–1966, US painter, born in Germany: a pioneer of the abstract expressionist style
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