[hof-muh n; German, Polish hawf-mahn]
- Au·gust Wil·helm von [ou-goo st vil-helm fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1818–92, German chemist.
- Hans,1880–1966, U.S. painter, born in Germany.
- Jo·sef (Cas·i·mir) [joh-zuh f kaz-uh-mir] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf ˈkæz ə mɪr/, 1876–1957, U.S. pianist and composer, born in Poland.
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Hofmann was the inventor of LSD and turned Junger onto it in 1951.A P.S. on Ernst Jünger
July 23, 2012
The caterpillar, after Hofmann, is figured on Plate 1, Fig. 5.
Eggs and a caterpillar, the latter after Hofmann, are figured on Plate 123.
Like most of the other colours, Hofmann violets are salts of colourless bases.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
So the words are taken by Meyer, Hofmann, Schmiedel, and others.
Godowsky and Hofmann are as inseparable as were Chopin and Liszt.Unicorns
- Hans. 1880–1966, US painter, born in Germany: a pioneer of the abstract expressionist style