Guidance on how to pronounce those tricky author names, for authors whose last name begins with "D"!

Author Pronunciations

29 last names beginning with "D"

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Edweedje Danticah
Pronuciations vary but most have first name rhyming with arm, last with mass
day-veez
AL-on de BO-ton (the letter n at end of Alain and Botton is barely pronounced
da JONG
AR-bol
sa-HAR deli-JAR-knee
D'Lih Lo
tommy de POW luh
ki-run de-sigh (ki rhymes with the first two letters of king)
deh-WOSS-kin
JOO-no DEE-as
dee-camellow (last part rhymes with yellow)
DIFF-en-bah
chi-TH-rah ban-ERH-jee deewah-karoonee
DAHK-tuh-row (emphasis on the first syllable. Russian for 'son of a doctor')
doytch
iven doig (first syllable of last name rhymes with toy)
do-MIN-zik
don-a-hue
don-a-hew
Sh-vawn
Last name rhymes with paper
Mee-lan (like Milan, the city)
doo-BOYZ
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