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Frederic W. Goudy

Frederic W. GoudyAKA Frederic William Goudy

Born: 8-Mar-1865
Birthplace: Bloomington, IL
Died: 11-May-1947
Location of death: Marlboro, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Typographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Designer of Garamond and Goudy fonts

Designer of a number of important type faces, including Garamond (used by Apple), Goudy Old Style, Kennerley, and Forum.

Wife: Bertha

    Teacher: Art Students League of New York (1916-24)
    Teacher: New York University (1927-29)

    Grolier Club

Author of books:
The Alphabet (1918, nonfiction)
Elements of Lettering (1922, nonfiction)
Typologia (1940, nonfiction)
A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography, 18951945 (1946, memoir)


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