OBITUARY: Roye England

Further to your obituary of Roye England [by Austin Attewell, 16 September], Roye spoke and supported Esperanto, writes Professor John Wells.

It was when I stayed overnight at his Three Poplars youth hostel as a 16-year-old that he recruited me by selling me an introductory booklet. I went on to compile the standard two-way English-Esperanto dictionary and in due course to become President of the World Esperanto Association.

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