Stuart R. Kaplan
Stuart R. Kaplan's work is directly responsible for much of the revival of interest in tarot in the late twentieth century. In addition to distributing and punlishing numerous tarot decks including the Rider-Waite, Stuart was the author of Tarot Cards for Fun and Fortune Telling, The Encyclopedia of Tarot Volumes I-IV, Tarot Classic andPamela Colman Smith: The Untold Story.
He passed away on February 9, 2021, just a few weeks shy of his 89th birthday and just as he was beginning work on an interview for the Almanac's Merry Meetings feature. Stuart left behind a legacy of passion for and knowledge of the esoteric arts, particulary tarot. Here Jennifer Kaplan and Lynn Araujo graciously share some of his career highlights and his major contributions to the understanding of tarot.
Read more in the 2022 The Witches' Almanac - The Moon: Transforming the Inner Spirit