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Richard C. West (1944 – 2020)

— Charles E. Noad

15 January 2021 | Amon Hen, № 287: January, 2021, 19

The American Tolkien scholar Richard C. West passed away on Sunday, November 29th

He had been diagnosed with Covid-19. Richard founded the University of Wisconsin Tolkien Society in 1966, which,under his editorship, brought out 8 issues of the scholarly fanzine Orcrist in 1967 – 77 witha special ninth issue to celebrate their 50th Anniversary in 2016.…

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