Obituaries for Friedhelm Hardy?

Jean-Luc Chevillard jean-luc.chevillard at UNIV-PARIS-DIDEROT.FR
Tue Nov 3 12:59:41 UTC 2009

Dear All,

is there any obituary available online for the late Friedhelm Hardy,
who wrote the book /Viraha-bhakti : the Early History of Kṛṣṇa Devotion 
in South India/, Oxford University Press, 1983.

The only one I have been able to find is the short announcement by 
Richard Gombrich, available at:


The BnF (Bibliothèque Nationale de France) seems to think he is still alive:


It might also be the case with the Library of Congress 
<>, unless I misunderstand the codes used:

Thanks for any pointers

-- Jean-Luc Chevillard (CNRS, University Paris-Diderot)

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