Robert Bringhurst

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Birthday
16, 1946
Birthplace
California
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Birthday
16, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
California

About

A Canadian writer, poet, translator and typographer, he is best known for his 1992 work, The Elements of Typographic Style. His numerous poetry collections include Ursa Major (2003) and Tending the Fire (1985).

Before Fame

He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Utah, Indiana University, and the University of British Columbia.

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His fascination with the native Haida culture in America's Pacific Northwest region led him to write his controversial work, Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers.

Family Life

He married Jan Zwicky, a Canadian poet, musician and philosopher.

Associated With

His writings on Haida culture were praised and defended by the poet and author, Margaret Atwood.

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