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Milton (Max Catz) Glaser (1929-) Biography

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Born 1929, in New York, NY; Education: Cooper Union, graduated, 1951; also studied at Academy of Fine Arts (Bologna, Italy). Religion: "Hebrew."

Office—Milton Glaser Inc., 207 East 32nd St., New York, NY 10016.

American Institute of Graphic Arts (former vice president), Alliance Graphique International, Royal Society of Arts (London, England; honorary fellow, 1979), Pinocoteca (elected member).


Alvin Tresselt, The Smallest Elephant in the World, Knopf (New York, NY), 1959.

Conrad Aiken, Cats and Bats and Things with Wings (poems), Atheneum (New York, NY), 1965.

Mikhail Sholokhov, Fierce and Gentle Warriors, translated by Miriam Morton, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1967.

Gian Carlo Menotti, Help, Help, The Gobolinks, adapted by Leigh Dean, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1970.

George Mendoza, Fish in the Sky, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1971.

(With Seymour Chwast and Barry Zaid) Ormonde DeKay, Jr., translator, Rimes de la Mere Ole, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1971.

Asimov's Illustrated Don Juan, Doubleday (Garden City, NY), 1972.

Idwal Jones, The Adventures of Chef Gallois, Yolla Bolly Press (Covelo, CA), 2000.

Shirley Glaser, The Alphazeds (for children), Hyperion (New York, NY), 2003.

Some work appears under the name Max Catz. Creator of posters. Contributor to Our Times: The Illustrated History of the Twentieth Century. Editor, with Burton Wolf and James Beard, of "The Great Cook's Library" series, Random House (New York, NY), 1977-78.

Redesigned layout of numerous periodicals, including Paris Match, Cue, New West, L'Express, L'Europe, Jardin des Modes, Esquire, L'Espresso (Rome, Italy), Alma (Paris, France), Rizzoli's Journal of Art, Magazine Week, The Washington Post, La Vanguardia (Barcelona, Spain), Manhattan, Inc., Family Circle, Adweek, U.S. News, New York Law Journal, Lire, Money, Fortune, Smart Money, and Barrons.

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