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Person - Lo Cascio Loureiro, Hortensia (1911-1979)

Lo Cascio Loureiro, Hortensia (1911-1979)




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Fechas de existencia:

Madrid (España)  1911-05-07 - Madrid (España)  1979


She was a Spanish librarian and archivist. Her father was Italian and her mother was Portuguese. She attended ¿Instituto San Isidro¿ (secondary school) and she studied Philosophy and Arts at the Central University. She attended three music theory courses and seven piano courses. After joining the Corps of Archivists, Librarians and Archeologists in 1935, she was assigned to the library of the ¿Instituto de Segunda Enseñanza¿ in Mahón, but she asked for a leave and she started to catalogue music for the National Palace Library, for free. In 1936, she rejoined the Corps and she was shortly assigned to the Spanish National Library and to the National Palace Library, where she worked with Matilde López Serrano y Teresa Andrés Zamora. During the Spanish Civil War, she was in charge of creating public libraries in the city of Madrid. After the war, she was ejected and, consequently, she was disqualified from every leading position or position of trust. She married José Rodríguez de Alba del Campo, orchestra professor and musician of the musical band of the Armed Police, and she was assigned to the archive of the ¿Archivo de la Delegación de Hacienda de San Sebastián¿.

Archive of the Treasury Department of San Sebastián

Later, she worked for several libraries of the UCM and in 1958 she was finally assigned to the Library of the Royal Conservatoire for Music and Declamation, where she worked until she died.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



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Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1911-05-07

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1979


Dirección General de Archivos y Bibliotecas. ( ) . Relación de Personal del Cuerpo de Auxiliares . En: Boletín de la Dirección General de Archivos y Bibliotecas . Año XXIII Nº 135-136.

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