Pronunciation: (blok), [key]
1. Ernest, 1880–1959, Swiss composer, in the U.S. after 1916.
2. Felix, 1905–83, Swiss physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1952.
3. Konrad E., born 1912, U.S. biochemist, born in Germany: Nobel prize for medicine 1964.
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