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In Memoriam: Ilse Lehiste (1922–2010)

  • Mary E. Beckman (a1) and Linda Shockey (a2)

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Long-time IPA member Ilse Lehiste died on 25 December 2010 after a brief bout with pneumonia. Her death marked the end of more than six decades of meticulous and ground-breaking research in many of the phonetic sciences and in several tangent disciplines within historical linguistics.

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Atal, Bishnu S., Kent, Raymond D. & Miller, Joanne L. (eds.). 1991. Papers in speech communication: Speech processing. New York: Acoustical Society of America.
Jeffers, Robert J. & Lehiste, Ilse. 1979. Principles and methods for historical linguistics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
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Lehiste, Ilse. 1960. An acoustic-phonetic study of internal open juncture. Phonetica 5 (Suppl. 1), 554.
Lehiste, Ilse. 1961. Some acoustic correlates of accent in Serbo-Croatian. Phonetica 7, 114147.
Lehiste, Ilse. 1965. The Function of quantity in Finnish and Estonian. Language 41, 447456.
Lehiste, Ilse (ed.). 1967. Readings in acoustic phonetics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Lehiste, Ilse. 1970. Suprasegmentals. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Lehiste, Ilse. 1972. The timing of utterances and linguistic boundaries. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 51 (6B), 20182024.
Lehiste, Ilse. 1977. Isochrony reconsidered. Journal of Phonetics 5 (3), 253263.
Lehiste, Ilse. 1988. Lectures on language contact. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Lehiste, Ilse. 2001. Prosodic change in progress: From quantity language to accent language. In Fikkert, Johanna Paula Monique & Jacobs, Haike (eds.), Development in prosodic systems, 4766. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Lehiste, Ilse & Fox, Robert Allen. 1986. Perception of prominence by Estonian and English listeners. Language and Speech 46, 375401.
Lehiste, Ilse & Ivić, Pavle. 1963. Accent in Serbo-Croatian: An experimental study (Michigan Slavic Materials 4). Ann Arbor, MI: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Lehiste, Ilse & Ivić, Pavle. 1986. Word and sentence prosody in Serbocroatian. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Lehiste, Ilse, Olive, Joseph P. & Streeter, Lynne A.. 1972. Role of duration in disambiguating syntactically ambiguous sentences. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 60 (5), 11991202.
Lehiste, Ilse & Peterson, Gordon E.. 1961a. Transitions, glides, and diphthongs. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 33 (3), 268277.
Lehiste, Ilse & Peterson, Gordon E.. 1961b. Some basic considerations in the analysis of intonation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 33 (4), 419425.
Lehiste, Ilse & Peterson, Gordon E.. 1961c. Vowel amplitude and phonemic stress in American English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 33 (4), 428435.
Lehiste, Ilse, Teras, Pire, Ernštreits, Valts, Lippus, Pärtel, Pajusalu, Karl, Tuisk, Tuuli & Viitso, Tiit-Rein. 2008. Livonian prosody (Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 255). Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura.
Miller, Joanne L., Kent, Raymond D. & Atal, Bishnu S. (eds.). 1991. Papers in speech communication: Speech perception. New York: Acoustical Society of America.
Peterson, Gordon E. & Barney, Harold L.. 1952. Control methods used in a study of the vowel. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 24 (2), 175184.
Peterson, Gorden E. & Lehiste, Ilse. 1960. Duration of syllable nuclei in English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 32 (6), 693703.
Ross, Jaan & Lehiste, Ilse. 1994. Lost prosodic oppositions: A study of contrastive duration in Estonian funeral laments. Language and Speech 37 (4), 407424.
Ross, Jaan & Lehiste, Ilse. 1998. Timing in Estonian folk songs as interaction between speech prosody, meter, and musical rhythm. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal 15 (4), 319333.
Ross, Jaan & Lehiste, Ilse. 2001. The temporal structure of Estonian runic songs. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

In Memoriam: Ilse Lehiste (1922–2010)

  • Mary E. Beckman (a1) and Linda Shockey (a2)

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