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Tschichold, Jan [formerly Johannes Tzschichhold]locked

(1902–1974)
  • John Trevitt

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Tschichold, Jan [formerly Johannes Tzschichhold] (1902–1974), typographer and writer, was born on 2 April 1902 at Leipzig, the eldest son of the sign-painter Franz Tzschichhold (1878–1947) and his wife, Maria, née Zapff (1874–1947). He was educated successively between 1916 and 1923 at the teacher-training college at ...

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