Guy Deutscher (linguist)

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Guy Deutscher
Guy Deutscher
Native name Hebrew: גיא דויטשר‎‎
Born 1969 (age 47–48)
Tel Aviv
Fields Linguistics
Children Alma Deutscher

Guy Deutscher (Hebrew: גיא דויטשר‎‎; born 1969 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli linguist.

He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester and was a professor in the Department of Languages and Cultures of Ancient Mesopotamia at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He received an undergraduate degree in mathematics at University of Cambridge, before going on to earn a Ph.D in linguistics there. After that he undertook research in Historical Linguistics at St John's College, Cambridge.

Guy is the father of Alma Deutscher, the child prodigy composer and musician.[1]

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