Person - Altimira, Jaume (1906-1994)

Altimira, Jaume (1906-1994)

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Altimira, Jaume (1906-1994)Alternative forms (other languages) Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Terrassa (Barcelona, España)  1906 - 1994

History:

Spanish photographer. He is mainly known for witnessing with his camera the tragedy of Tarrasa and the villages of Vallés as a consequence of the flood on 25 September 1962, which left 617 casualties according to official sources. The museum of Tarrasa holds a photographic exhibition about the author of "Nit tràgica", in between other pictures of Altimira, which shows the development of the city throughout the 20th century.

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Lugar de Nacimiento:

Terrassa (Barcelona, España) in 1906

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