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

Author Pronunciations

23 last names beginning with "H"

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The h on the end is silent, so pronounced haig
dayvid HAL-buhr-STAM
shan-non hale (rhymes with rail)
Moh-sin Hum-eed
HAR-Bahk
HAR-jo
Rhymes with sheriff
TOO-puh-low HAAS-man
HAW-lee
SHAY-muss HEE-nee (some sources say HAY-nee)
gowte hay-voll (approximately)
HEP-in-stall (rhymes with pep)
luh-MAR
hi-a-sen
ke-ee-go hee-ga-shee-no
rhymes with rogue
HAHJ-kin-son (like hodge-podge)
hohlthe
hor-vath (second syllable rhymes with math)
HAH-lehd ho-SAY-nee
me-shell oo-ell-beck ("oo-ell" will sound like "well" to many English speakers)
Wen-guang (like 'gua' in 'guava')
hoost-ved
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