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'''Taum J.R. Santoski''' ([[1958]] - [[19 August|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]].
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'''Taum J.R. Santoski''' ([[1958]] - [[19 August|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,<ref>{{RS|Foreword}}. pp. 2-3</ref> 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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* [[Vinyar Tengwar 19|''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 19|''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|''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''.
 
* [[Vinyar Tengwar 24|''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''.
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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,[1] 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.

Bibliography

Articles

Other

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.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Return of the Shadow, "Foreword". pp. 2-3