Sachs

[ zahks ]
/ zɑks /

noun

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
/ (German zaks) /

noun

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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