Beatriz García-Álvarez de la Villa

PhD candidate, U. of Oviedo, Spain

Beatriz García-Álvarez de la Villa is piano teacher at the Superior Conservatory of Music in Granada. She studied Geography and History at the University of Oviedo, and has a Master in Musical Heritage from the University of Granada. In 2014 she published in Revista de Historia Naval on navy admiral Antonio Terry y Rivas (1838-1900), from whom she is a descendent, and contributed to the Diccionario Bibliográfico Nacional (entry: Terry). Currently, she is investigating another important figure of Irish descent in 19th century Spain, Guillermo Morphy (Conde de Morphy), as part of a doctoral thesis.