Hermann Zapf

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Hermann ZapfName: Hermann Zapf

Born: November 8, 1918 in Nuremberg, Germany

Death: June 4, 2015 (Age: 96)

Computer related contributions

  • German typeface designer whose work includes Palatino and Optima typefaces.


  • Alphabet Stories: A Chronicle of Technical Developments by Hermann Zapf

Honors and awards

  • Bundesverdienstkreuz (2010)