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

Author Pronunciations

37 last names beginning with "H"

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rhymes with rogue
AR-lee HOCK-shield
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)
hwah shu
Wen-guang (like 'gua' in 'guava')
vee-oh-LEHN WEESE-mehn
hoost-ved
MAR-uh HISS-tin-dahl
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