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

Author Pronunciations

10 last names beginning with "V"

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kert VAHN-uh-guht
gore (hard g) vi-DAHL
vee-orst
Vap-nee-arh
van-der-haig
vur geez with a hard 'g'
VAN-der-pool
vill-ET-uh (first syllable rhymes with pill)
Men-nuh von Pr-ah-g
Vachss rhymes with "tax".
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