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RIP Father Palladino, Master of Letter Forms

Father Robert Palladino, a vital force in Reed's calligraphy tradition, and mentor to many scholars of the letter—including a penniless dropout named Steve Jobs—died quietly at home in Welches, Oregon on February 27. He was 83 years old.

A former Trappist monk, Father Palladino taught calligraphy at Reed from 1969 to 1984, where he guided students on an intellectual voyage through the the art and history of the letters of the alphabet with brush, pen, quill, and ink.

“Whenever you write, write something worth reading,” he told his students. Read more.

For more information, visit:
http://www.reed.edu/reed_magazine/sallyportal/posts/2016/rip-father-palladino-master-of-letter-forms.html.
Submitted by Robin Tovey.
Posted on Mar 7, 2016

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