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Saul Bass

American graphic designer and filmmaker

Saul Bass (May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996) was an American graphic designer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences, movie posters, and corporate logos. Bass designed some of the most iconic corporate logos in North America, including the AT&T "bell" logo in 1969, as well as AT&T's "globe" logo in 1983.

Saul Bass
Born(1920-05-08)May 8, 1920
DiedApril 25, 1996(1996-04-25) (aged 75)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationGraphic designer, title designer, movie director
Spouse(s)
Elaine Makatura (m. 1961–1996)
(his death)
Children2

Bass was born on May 8, 1920 in New York City, New York.[1] He studied at James Monroe High School and at Brooklyn College. Bass was married to Elaine Makatura from 1961 until his death in 1996. They had two children. Bass died on April 25, 1996 in his home in Los Angeles, California from an illness, aged 75.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Library | Exhibitions and Events | Saul Bass: biography". BFI. 2012-05-11. Retrieved 2012-06-06.

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