Hanson

biographical name
Han·​son | \ ˈhan(t)-sən How to pronounce Hanson (audio) \

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Howard 1896–1981 American composer

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“Hanson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hanson. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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