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'''Taum J.R. Santoski''' ([[1958]] - [[August 19]], [[1991]], aged 32) was a prominent member of the [[Elvish Linguistic Fellowship]]. He assisted [[Christopher Tolkien]] with the ''[[History of Middle-earth]]'' series, and planned to do a similar book on the writing process of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' himself, but died of cancer before he could finish it. [[The History of The Hobbit|The work]] was continued and published by [[John D. Rateliff]].
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'''Taum J.R. Santoski''' ([[1958]] - [[August 19]], [[1991]], aged 32) was a prominent member of the [[Elvish Linguistic Fellowship]]. He assisted [[Christopher Tolkien]] with the ''[[The History of Middle-earth|History of Middle-earth]]'' series, and planned to do a similar book on the writing process of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' himself, but died of cancer before he could finish it. [[The History of The Hobbit|The work]] was continued and published by [[John D. Rateliff]].
  
 
==Dedications==
 
==Dedications==

Revision as of 17:24, 14 January 2011

Taum J.R. Santoski (1958 - August 19, 1991, aged 32) was a prominent member of the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship. He assisted Christopher Tolkien with the History of Middle-earth series, and planned to do a similar book on the writing process of The Hobbit himself, but died of cancer before he could finish it. The work was continued and published by John D. Rateliff.

Dedications

  • Vinyar Tengwar 19 was dedicated to his memory, and featured an editiorial In Memoriam by Patrick H. Wynne, in which his perseverance, generosity and enthuisiasm were praised.
  • Vinyar Tengwar 24 was dedicated to him in recognition on his work on Adûnaic and in assisting Christopher Tolkien with the History of Middle-earth.