The members of the UMass Department of Linguistics are saddened to hear of the passing of Morris Halle. Morris was of course a giant in the field, and he touched countless lives in his 94 years. Our thoughts are especially with his family and with his colleagues at MIT.
Comments are open below. Thoughts of a phonological nature can be left on the Phonolist blog https://blogs.umass.edu/phonolist/2018/04/02/morris-halle-rip/, and ones for a broader audience can be added as comments to Mark Liberman’s very nice Language Log post http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=37517.