Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin: “Schrift, die spröde Geliebte – verlassen” (“Type, the brittle Mistress – left”)

Obituary by Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin on the death of Günter Gerhard Lange
In “vier Seiten” (four pages), the newsletter of the Typografische Gesellschaft e.V., Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin writes a worthy obituary, portraying the life and work of Günter Gerhard Lange, who died on 2nd December, 2008.

“(…) In GGL we have lost a passionate and knowledgeable font lover and a truly authentic person, who courageously defied all adversities, fighting zestfully and stubbornly for quality and human values – an exemplary and positively tuned life. (…)”
Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin, vier Seiten, Ausgabe 39, 2009

More articles from Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin about GGL:
→ “An acyclical birthday message” (2002) → Typografische Monatsblätter, Special edition Günter Gerhard Lange (2003)

Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin: “Schrift, die spröde Geliebte – verlassen”. In: vier Seiten, Mitteilungen der Typographischen Gesellschaft e.V., Ausgabe 39, March 2009. pp.1–3.




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