Hugo Orlando del Rosso

Hugo Orlando del Rosso

Hugo Orlando del Rosso

(1926-2002, Formosa, Argentina). As soon as finished his primary studies, he moved to Posadas (Misiones) to carry out his studies secondary schools at the Normal School where he graduated in 1942 with a teacher’s degree. Then He had to settle in Buenos Aires to complete tertiary studies, where he obtained the title of National Professor of Physical Education. He was one of the first professors with title professional who made up the faculty of the brand new Colegio Nacional de Formosa created in 1946. In addition to teaching, he carried out other activities and positions related to sports, the journalism and aviation. He is author of Páginas de amor, angustia y soledad (1970), Noche sin estrellas (1972); Sol a pique (Relatos de la siesta, de la policía y otras yerbas) (1979); Más cuentos cortos para el niño triste (1981); Ocho años después (1991); Historias de barro y zanja (1992); La bronca (1993) and Historia de un pobre libro (1997). His stories were included in anthologies of a regional and national. He received numerous recognitions and prizes for his literary, journalistic, sports and aviation. In 1988 he was declared an “Illustrious Citizen” by the Municipality of Formosa City. Currently, the Centro Provincial de Educación Física Nº1 of the city of Formosa and the Escuela Provincial de Educación Secundaria N° 43 of the town of Colonia Pastoril in Formosa bear his name.