Mann

[ mahn, man for 1, 3; man for 2 ]
/ mɑn, mæn for 1, 3; mæn for 2 /

noun

Heinrich [hahyn-rik; German hahyn-rikh] /ˈhaɪn rɪk; German ˈhaɪn rɪx/,1871–1950, German novelist and dramatist, in the U.S. after 1940 (brother of Thomas Mann).
Horace,1796–1859, U.S. educational reformer: instrumental in establishing the first normal school in the U.S. 1839.
Thom·as [tom-uh s; German toh-mahs] /ˈtɒm əs; German ˈtoʊ mɑs/,1875–1955, German novelist and critic, in the U.S. after 1937: Nobel prize 1929.

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Mann
/ (German man) /

noun

Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1871–1950, German novelist: works include Professor Unrat (1905), which was filmed as The Blue Angel (1928), and Man of Straw (1918)
his brother, Thomas (ˈtoːmas). 1875–1955, German novelist, in the US after 1937. His works deal mainly with the problem of the artist in bourgeois society and include the short story Death in Venice (1913) and the novels Buddenbrooks (1900), The Magic Mountain (1924), and Doctor Faustus (1947): Nobel prize for literature 1929
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