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   Zapf
   Hermann
   H. Z. ;
   typographer and bookbinder Gudrun Zapf-von Hesse (1918-xxxx)
   
   1918 in Nürnberg / Nuremberg, Germany
   2015
   
   
   
   public school of Nürnberg / Nuremberg; training in electrical engineering (until 1933), then employed as a photo-retoucher; self-trained calligrapher
   Germany
   
   employed by Stempel type foundry in Frankfurt 1946-56; lecturer for typography at today's Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) in Offenbach
   
   botanical drawing ; mostly known as calligrapher, typographer and graphic designer
   
   obituary in www.fontshop.de/fontblog/hermann-zapf-1918-2015/ ;
   Lawrence 1968: 256-7 ;
   H. Z. designed the fonts Palatino, Aldus, Optima, ITC Zapf Chancery, ITC Zapf Dingbats & Zapfino.
   74000639
   
   





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