Gonzalo Soriano

Scope and Content

This sub-series includes letters sent from Soriano to Armide, dating from the 1949-1972, as well as letters sent from his mother, Consuelo Simó, and his partner, John 'Juan' Ross.

Also included are some photographs of Soriano, Armide and his family.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gonzalo Soriano (1913-1972) was a Spanish classical pianist. He and Armide were close friends from the 1950s up until his death in 1972. During this period, Armide also became good friends with Soriano's partner, John Ross. After Soriano's death in 1972, Armide and Ross continued to correspond until Ross eventually joined an order of Benedictine monks.

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