Post by Twist Turner
I just talked to a guy who had been in the studio business for 45 years,
his cusom built board from the 60's was built with AM16 modules. He
pronounced it Lanj-a-vin, I always thought it was pronounced Lang-a-vin.
Which is right?
Langevin is a name from the North-West of France. In French, G
followed by E is always a soft, flat J sound, as the last G in
You may or may not pronounce the e, both are acceptable.
Unfortunately, it's difficult to find an equivalent in English,
as the AN in lan, the E in ge and the IN in vin are three sounds
that don't exist in English. But "lanjevin" is definitely the
closest. Just don't make it sound like "langgevin" or
Langevins born in France between 1891 and 1915:
André Majorel <URL:http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/>
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