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The following concepts in physics are named after Felix Bloch: Andy Bloch is a poker player who started playing seriously in 1992, entering some small $35 weekly tournaments once a month. ... Wikibooks Poker has more about this subject: Poker Poker is a card game, the most popular of a class of games called vying games, in which players with fully or partially concealed cards make wagers into a central pot, which is awarded to the remaining player or players with the... Location within Switzerland Basel (English traditionally: Basle , German: Basel , French Bâle , Italian Basilea ) is Switzerlands third most populous city (188,000 inhabitants in the canton of Basel-City as of 2004; the 690,000 inhabitants in the conurbation stretching across the immediate cantonal and national boundaries made Basel... Dermatology is a branch of medicine dealing with the skin, its structure, functions, and diseases (from Greek derma, skin), as well as its appendages (nails, hair, sweat glands). ... Denise Madeleine Bloch, born in 1915 in France - died February 5, 1945 in Ravensbrück, Germany, was a heroine of World War II. From a Jewish family, by the middle of 1942 in occupied France they were being rounded up by the Gestapo. ... German soldiers at the Battle of Stalingrad World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the worlds nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives. ... General is a military rank used by nearly every country in the world. ... Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American Jewish composer. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Ernst Simon Bloch (July 8, 1885 - August 4, 1977) was a German Marxist philosopher and atheist theologian. ... A philosopher is a person devoted to studying and producing results in philosophy. ... This page only addresses the German physicist, for other usages, see Felix Bloch (disambiguation) Felix Bloch, Courtesy of Nobelprize. ... A physicist is a scientist trained in physics. ... Ivan Stanislavovic Bloch (1836 - 1902) (aka Johann von Bloch, Jean de Bloch, Ivan Bliokh) was a Polish banker and railway financier who devoted his private life to the study of modern industrial warfare. ... For other uses of War, see War (disambiguation). ... An expert is someone widely recognized as a reliable source of knowledge, technique, or skill whose judgment is accorded authority and status by the public or their peers. ... Konrad Emil Bloch (January 21, 1912 - October 15, 2000) was a German-American biochemist. ... Biochemistry is the chemistry of life. ... Marc Lâeopold Benjamin Bloch (July 6, 1886 - June 16, 1944) was a historian of medieval France in the period between the First and Second World Wars, and a founder of the Annales School. ... A historian is a person who studies history. ... Marcus Elieser Bloch (1723 - 1799) was a German medical doctor and naturalist. ... The word physician should not be confused with physicist, which means a scientist in the area of physics. ... Natural history is an umbrella term for what are now usually viewed as a number of distinct scientific disciplines. ... For the French historian and founder of the Annales school, see Marc Bloch Mark Bloch (born January 23, 1956), also known as Pan, P.A.N., Panman, Panpost and the Post Art Network, is an American multi-media artist from Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Since 1982 he has lived in New... Conceptual art, sometimes called idea art, is art in which the ideas embodied by a piece are more central to the work than the means used to create it. ... Marcel Dassault, born Marcel Bloch, (Paris, 22 January 1892 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, 17 April 1986) was a French aircraft industrialist. ... An aircraft is any machine capable of atmospheric flight. ... Industrialist mainly refers to a person who takes a leading or visionary role in the process of building up an industry over a long time. ... Since antiquity, people have tried to understand the behavior of matter: why unsupported objects drop to the ground, why different materials have different properties, and so forth. ... This page only addresses the German physicist, for other usages, see Felix Bloch (disambiguation) Felix Bloch, Courtesy of Nobelprize. ...




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Ernest Bloch (237 words)
Bloch appropriated established and novel musical elements into highly dramatic scores, often influenced by philosophical, poetic, or religious themes.
A masterly composer of music for strings, Bloch wrote four string quartets, Schelomo--A Hebrew Rhapsody (for cello and orchestra), and A Voice in the Wilderness (for orchestra and cello obbligato), which are deeply emotional works and rank among the most distinguished achievements in the neo-classic and neo-romantic idiom of early 20th-century music.
Bloch's pupil Roger Sessions praised him for his special ability to express "the grandeur of human suffering." The successful premiere by the Boston Symphony of Bloch's Trois Poemes Juifs in 1917 encouraged the composer to settle in the United States.
Scott J. Bloch, Special Counsel (482 words)
Bloch brings over 17 years of experience to the Office of Special Counsel, including litigation of employment, lawyer ethics, and complex cases before state courts, federal courts and administrative tribunals.
Bloch served as Associate Director and then Deputy Director and Counsel to the Task Force for Faith-based and Community Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked on First Amendment cases, regulations, intergovernmental outreach, and programmatic initiatives.
Bloch served as chair of his county Bar Ethics and Grievance Committee, investigating cases of alleged breaches by attorneys of ethics rules, and making recommendations to the state Supreme Court on disciplinary action.
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