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Harry Hoffner, Editor of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary (1934-2015)

On March 10, 2015, our colleague Harry Hoffner passed away, completely unexpectedly, in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Retired in 2000, he and his wife Wini used to spend in recent years the harshest months of the Chicago winter there. His death is an enormous blow to our project: together with Hans Güterbock, Harry Hoffner was the founder of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary and was still active as Senior Editor. Just the week before his death he had still exchanged emails with Theo van den Hout on Dictionary matters.

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