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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

Emilio Rodríguez Demorizi

Emilio Rodríguez Demorizi

1904-1986

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Dominican native of Sánchez and intellectual, in the strictest sense of the word, with his rich bibliographic production he set out to delineate all the contours of Dominicanity through history, geography, literature, art, folklore, economics , and all branches of the human sciences, as well as the noblest expressions of the spirit.

His life and work speak of the solidity of his vocation as a historian, responsibly exercised through tireless, generous and transcendent work as a documentary filmmaker, which has made his intellectual production an unavoidable point of reference for the study or investigation of any subject. Dominican.

His passion for Dominican history is reflected in the solidity of a work that has earned him fair recognition as a pioneer and father of contemporary Dominican history.

Its paradigmatic capacity for work has resulted in a rich bibliographic production that exceeds one hundred book titles, brochures and articles in prominent periodicals, bodies for the dissemination of learned national and international societies.

The versatility of his intellectual production constitutes irrefutable proof of his respect for the diverse manifestations of art and culture, as invaluable resources for interpreting history and contextualizing ideologies.

His responsibilities in leading positions in the government sector were able to harmonize them with his fruitful participation in learned institutions in the country and in Latin America, of which he was a pillar. It is worth highlighting among the national ones, the Dominican Academy of History, the Dominican Academy of Language and the Dominican Society of Geography, of which it was its founder.

From 1986, INTEC decided to always remember it, designating the Library building with its name. In this way, the "Emilio Rodríguez Demorizi" Library, as an open door to information and documentation for the benefit of the nation's integral development, is the institutional body called to renew the commitment that we all have to pay perennial tribute to their generous work as Intellectual and distinguished documentary filmmaker.