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Toledo bids farewell to Santiago Palomero | BE Toledo


Toledo says goodbye to Santiago Palomero, director of the Sephardic Museum. Died yesterday at age 62 after losing his last battle against cancer, his mortal remains will be cremated on Tuesday after being held in the Morgue of Toledo. We also wanted to in the BE to remember who is defined as a man of peace. “I see myself as a person and when one has an ethic of behavior with others, the peace, with the communication and the relationship part of yourself.”

So he responded during an interview, on the occasion of a congress that was about how to build peace from the architecture and art,

Doctor in Prehistory and Archaeology, has been a prominent animator of the social and cultural life of Toledo, participating in various forums, associations, institutions, conferences, seminars and debates, which sometimes went beyond the professional field, demonstrating strong civic commitment, as well as test their collaborations in the local media. Powered courses of summer of Culture Hispanojudía and Sephardic of the University of Castilla-La Mancha. Among his numerous works, stresses the ‘History of the Synagogue of the Transit and the Sephardic Museum of Toledo’.

Last year, the management carried out by him and his team from the Sephardic Museum was awarded with the Prize Crown of Estherawarded by the Centro Sefarad-Israelin recognition of the important work carried out in favor of the knowledge of the jewish culture as part of the identity of Spain and the city of Toledo.

Social networks have been filled with condolences and the local media scrambled after hearing the news yesterday afternoon, to remember who was a great popularizer, expert of the sephardic culture. For their worth and their close relationship with the city, Popcorn will be remembered with affection and admiration. The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, academic title particular, the regional president, the mayor Miracles Toulonfriends , and many of those who treated him and they knew to leave their heartfelt condolences, as it has done also in the Twitter account of the museum which he directed.

“I stay with her gaiety and wit”

“Those of us who had the honor and luck of meeting him in person we are very sad,” says the academic Eduardo Sánchez Butragueño, who remembers him with generosity and a spirit of struggle, especially during the last years of life very hard for and was convinced that the passage of time will help to assess you even more.

“It was a professional tremendously smart”

Thus speaks of him, the art historian and journalist Adolfo de Mingo that has not hesitated to highlight their critical ability “like few I’ve seen in Toledo and Castilla-La Mancha,” and their ability to put themselves in the place of the other. Escúchales here

Listen to Eduardo Sánchez Butragueño and Adolfo de Mingo in the Play to BE


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