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  • proper noun A surname.


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From German Zimmermann, an occupational surname for a carpenter from the Middle High German zimbermann.


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  • The German word for carpenter is "Zimmermann" (room-maker, literally room-man), and hence is the source for the surname of many people in German and English-speaking countries.

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  • See also his “‘Clear Heads, Solid Stomachs, and Hard Muscles’: Max Nordau and the Aesthetics of Jewish Regeneration,” Modernism/modernity 10, no. 2 2003: 269–96, and Moshe Zimmermann, “Muscle Jews versus Nervous Jews,” in Emancipation through Muscles, 13–26.


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  • Her fine recordings of the Schumann violin sonatas with Dénes Várjon were followed by an outstanding collection that took in Schoenberg, Zimmermann, Feldman and Xenakis.

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