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

Author Pronunciations

43 last names beginning with "L"

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LOO-ee luh-MUR
Paul LaFarge (Farge rhymes with "barge")
luh-FEE-verz
JHOOM-paah L-hee-ree
Th-ang ha (see biography)
Lahk-house
LANN-drag-in
Clohde Lahns-mun
Rat-a-what Lap-share-owen-sap
La Plant (the final 'e' is silent)
luh-PAY (confirmed by the author)
luh-PAY (confirmed by the author)
Steeg (rhymes with league) LARSson
LAU-kuh-nin. "Lau" rhymes with "ow."
luh KAR-AY
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SER-gay LEH-beh-dehv
chong-ray lee
sounds like kris
koh
lef-TAIR-ee
lime-bark
ann-TWAHN LAIR-iss
LEHN-dee
Jill luh-POOR
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