Elio Berhanyer

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Elio Berenguer Úbeda, known as Elio Berhanyer (20 February 1929 – 24 January 2019) was a Spanish fashion designer. He won several prizes in his career. His designs were worn by actresses such as Ava Gardner and Cyd Charisse and royals like Queen Sofía and Infanta Pilar. He was born in Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain.[1]

He also designed uniforms for Iberia airline, RTVE and the hostesses for the 1982 FIFA World Cup. He taught Fashion at the University of Córdoba.[2]

He died in Madrid on 24 January 2019 at aged 89.[3]

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  1. "Córdoba muestra su "dolor" ante la pérdida de un "referente" como Bernhayer". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Córdoba. 24 January 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  2. "Imprescindibles - Elio Berhanyer, maestro del diseño". Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española (in Spanish). 25 January 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  3. Merino, María (24 January 2019). "Muere el diseñador Elio Berhanyer a los 89 años". España Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 January 2019.