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

Author Pronunciations

16 last names beginning with "R"

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rap-oh-port
ve-DAY RAT-ner
Reich rhymes with Mike
Last name rhymes with bikes
day-na rine-hart (first syllable rhymes with mine)
last name rhymes with peace
ren-DELL
rim
rim
RYE-r-don (first syllable is pronounced like rye bread)
Ga-wirtz
ROW-gin (like the 'gin' in begin)
rolling
Joy-Deep Roy Bhutt-aah-chaar-ya
sal-MARN RUSH-dee
ruther-ferd (ruther rhymes with mother)
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