Pertegaz, Manuel

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Name
Pertegaz, Manuel Gender: M
Manuel Pertegaz Ibáñez
born on 18 May 1918 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Olba, Spain, 40n08, 0w37
Timezone GST h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Estadella
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 26°17' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 28°29 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 25°55'



Biography

Spanish fashion designer. He was so highly regarded that he was asked to succeed Christian Dior in 1957 as head designer at Dior, but chose to remain in Spain, where by the 1960s he was considered its leading couturier.

Famous clients included Ava Gardner, Jackie Kennedy and Audrey Hepburn. In 2004 Pertegaz designed the wedding dress for Letizia Ortiz's marriage to the future Felipe VI of Spain.

On 15 October 2010, a set of Spanish postage stamps was released featuring the work of Pertegaz.

He died 30 August 2014 Barcelona, Spain, at age 96.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Estadella quotes the registary office in Olba: "2 h de la mañana" (2:00 AM).

Categories

  • Vocation : Beauty : Designer/ Fashion
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession