Constancio Carlos Vigil (September 4, – September 24, ) was a 50 children’s titles such as El Erial (“The Wild Field”), El Mono Relojero (“The. LOS QUE PASAN by Vigil., Constancio C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 29 of 29 The Fallow Land: A Book of Parables, Proverbs, Epigrams and Short Meditations. by Vigil, Constancio C. and a great selection of related.

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Books by Constancio C. Vigil

His father, a local politician, was forced to relocate to the nation’s capital, Montevideofollowing a political dispute. Constancio Carlos Vigil September 4, — September wl, was a Uruguayan-Argentine writer and prominent publisher.

A editorial in Billiken explained that:. One should stay far from those who live off others’ patriotism. Vibil with Spanish-language external links Webarchive template wayback links Articles with hCards Wikipedia articles with autores.

These efforts and his donations of reading material to schools led to his being honored with the naming of 3, schools, auditoria, and libraries in Argentina, over the decades. Constancio Vigil was at his editor’s desk in Buenos Aires when he died inat age September 4, Rocha, Uruguay.


He marshalled his publishing empire’s reach to foster “Billiken Committees” – groups of middle-class schoolchildren guided by the namesake magazine to raise donations of food and money for the needy; these groups reportedly grew to over 40, children before the project ended. Vigil, however, remained active during the great depressionwhich until the late s caused severe hardship in Argentine society.

Vigil parlayed the sale into the establishment of a new publishing house: Views Read Edit View history.

Books by Constancio C. Vigil (Author of El Erial)

Political intrigue once again eial in the edial man’s life, however, when the newspaper was forcibly shuttered inleading Vigil to relocate to neighboring Buenos AiresArgentina. Retrieved from ” https: Much as Pulgarcito had been before competition led to its closure, Mundo Argentino was a heavily illustrated magazine packed with advertisements and coupons and centered on a particular genre without being limited to it. The ambitious journalist created three magazines between and The magazine, byboasted a weekly circulation of over 36, though the versatile businessman sold it at its peak to Editorial Haynes in ; by then, Mundo Argentino soldcopies a week in a country with fewer than 5 million adults.


Constancio Vigil was born in Rocha, Uruguayin The company would publish his new titles: El largo camino de Billiken Archived at the Wayback Machine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Unusually progressive by the standards of early 20th-century Argentine society, Vigil wrote in his weekly editorials that:. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat