Max Pfister

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Max Pfister (21 April 1932 in Zürich – 21 October 2017 in Saarbrücken) was a Swiss Romance studies scholar and linguist.[1]

He is the initiator of the LEI (Lessico etimologico italiano), which deals with Italian and German research of etymology and dialectology of the Italian language, now directed together with Wolfgang Schweickard .

Selected publications[edit]

  • Pfister, Max: Lessico etimologico italiano, Wiesbaden, Reichert, 1979ff.

Honors[edit]

  • Mainzer Akademie der Wissenschaften, Socio corrispondente straniero der Accademia della Crusca
  • Premio Galileo Galilei dei Rotary Italiani
  • Diploma di 1 Classe con Medaglia d'Oro ai Benemeriti della Cultura e dell'Arte, conferred by the Italian president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Addio a Max Pfister". Mangialibri (in Italian). 2017-10-23. Retrieved 2017-10-26. 

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