Robert M. W. Dixon

  • Died: (Gloucester, England)

Professor of Linguistics at The Cairns Institute, James Cook University, Queensland, and formerly Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

During the 1960s, Dixon published two science fiction short stories under the name of Simon Tully, and in the 1980s two detective novels under the name of Hosanna Brown. Dixon is also the co-author, with John Godrich, of the definitive discography of American prewar blues and gospel recordings, Blues and Gospel Records: 1890–1943.

Real name: Robert Malcolm Ward Dixon

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