Urbici Soler

Urbici Soler (HM1AHY)

Location: El Paso, TX 79905 El Paso County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 46.422', W 106° 26.517'

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(June 21, 1890 - Jan. 15, 1953)

A master sculptor, Urbici Soler apprenticed under artists in his native Spain before studying and working in Germany, southern Europe, South America, and Mexico. In 1937 he came to El Paso to begin work on the statue "Cristo Rey," which stands on a mountain peak overlooking the city. Soler later taught at the Texas College of Mines (now the University of Texas at El Paso) and died in his home at the base of the mountain upon which "Cristo Rey" was placed.
Year Placed1983
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 3:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 363460 N 3516257
Decimal Degrees31.77370000, -106.44195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.422', W 106° 26.517'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 25.32" N, 106° 26' 31.02" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4189-4303 Alameda Ave, El Paso TX 79905, US
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