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Re: Van Gogh speak....

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Joseph Augusta (jaugusta)
Sat, 13 Feb 1999 15:15:13 -0500


Bunki Kramer wrote:

> ......the mention of the correct pronunciation of "van Gogh" has raised a
> long-time question for me. In college many of my professors insisted we use
> correct pronunciation (as pronounced in the artistsí homeland). As an art
> educator I feel compelled to do this, however, I am often reluctant due
> tothe usual response from others.

Well would you like you like future generations to pronounce your name
correctly, or be unconcerned if they mangle it? Your answer should determine
your course of action.

Best wishes,
Joseph