Morris Halle

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Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Apr 2, 2018 (94)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Apr 2, 2018 (94)

About

Latvian-American linguist and professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT.

Before Fame

He studied engineering at the City College of New York before serving in the US Army.

Trivia

He retired from MIT in 1996, but remained active in research and publication.

Family Life

He married artist Rosamond Thaxter Strong Halle, and they had three sons.

Associated With

He and Noam Chomsky wrote the book The Sound Pattern of English.