Agustín de la Hoz: Biographical Note

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Agustín de la Hoz: biographical note
Agustin de la Hoz was the author of "an enormous amount of newspaper articles and fiction,
much of it unpublished." The researcher was born in the city of Arrecife in 1926 and died at the age of 62 in Tenerife, where he moved because of his disease.
His journalistic arguably making begins in 1947 as editor of the Weekly Chart of Spanish West Africa (AOE), a publication linked to the group of shooters in the colony- province Ifni since 1945, and his collaborations with the magazine Mauritania.

From 1955 and after a stay in Las Palmas, having worked in the drafting of the Journal of Las Palmas at the time that the media went for the first time after the Civil War, arrived in Lanzarote taking over the correspondent of that journal.

The newspaper quoted his articles on Lanzarote writes, "The Great Unknown" in a "desire" to put the Island "in its rightful place, claiming for herself the necessary infrastructure and into polemics brought him many supporters and many enemies. "

In Las Palmas was unearthed in 1954 in a beautiful poetic prose edition with the title of "The Alba Stopped" and in 1962 made its appearance "Lanzarote" that is received with great reviews, including the Gran Canaria Néstor Alamo.

Among its curiosities as a writer of journalism must mention the great success achieved in 1958 when he moved to Jandía as special envoy of the Journal of Las Palmas, to cover information about a solar eclipse. His reports received congratulations from several embassies and the National Observatory.

In 1963 and with a paper entitled "Aim for a history of canary journalism" received from the House of Columbus Award Viera and Clavijo. It is a novel finalist Péerez Galdos, with "Colchis," which includes work on their own experiences with Lanzarote fishermen in Cabo Blanco (Mauritania).

In 1966 he published his book "Cave of the Greens". In 1970 he received the Award San Gines journalism convened by the city of Arrecife.
In 2009 the city of Arrecife, was the guardian of the investigator's file, retrieves his work for the public "El Charco de San Gines. Ins and outs of his life and his being ".

 

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