Eduard Admetlla i Lázaro

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Eduard Admetlla i Lázaro (10 January 1924 – 8 October 2019) was a Spanish scuba diver, underwater cameraman and photographer. He was the designer of a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) and also was the tester of scuba diving gear for the Nemrod trade mark. He was born in Barcelona.[1][2]

He wrote five books describing his underwater experiences: La llamada de las profundidades,[3] Mis amigos los peces,[4] ¡Fondo!,[5] Tierras y profundidades[6] and Mi aventura submarina.[7]

Admetlla i Lázaro died on 8 October 2019 in Barcelona at the age of 95.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eduardo Admetlla: el gran pionero español del buceo con escafandra autónoma". ZCO-Zaragoza Club Odisea, 1999 (in Spanish). 18 December 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  2. "Eduard Admetlla i Lázaro". Enciclopèdia Catalana. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  3. Admetlla Lázaro, Eduard. La llamada de las profundidades. Editorial Juventud, 1957.
  4. Admetlla Lázaro, Eduard. Mis amigos los peces. Bruguera, 1983. ISBN 84-02-09549-6.
  5. Admetlla Lázaro, Eduard. ¡Fondo!. Plaza & Janes, 1976. ISBN 84-01-33095-5.
  6. Admetlla Lázaro, Eduard. Tierras y profundidades. Bruguera, 1983. ISBN 84-02-07764-1.
  7. Admetlla Lázaro, Eduard. Mi aventura submarina. Barcelona: Grijalbo, 1984. ISBN 978-8425315404.
  8. Mor el pionier del submarinism català Eduard Admetlla (in Catalan)