Patrizia Guarnieri

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy.

Migrants, Exiles and Refugees Fleeing for Political and Racial Reasons

©2019-Author(s) Published by Firenze University Press
e-ISBN: 978-88-6453-872-3 | DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-872-3

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy

Stefano (Esteban) Montuori, formerly Goldberger (1906-1995)

Other headings: Stefano Goldberger, Esteban Montuori

Bátorkeszi (Austro-Hungarian Empire, today Slovakia) 4 June 1906 - Buenos Aires (Argentina) 10 October 1995

Lives on the move

Emigrant family members

  • Michele, Miguel Goldberger (Bátorkeszi 1904? -Buenos Aires ?), older brother: earned his degree in industrial engineering, specializing in electrical engineering, at the Politecnico di Torino in 1927. He emigrated to Buenos Aires, Argentina. He never returned to Italy permanently.
  • Gazso, Gasparre, Gaspar Goldberger (Bátorkeszi 29 December 1899 - Buenos Aires 1974?), older brother: engineer, resident of Trieste, emigrated to Buenos Aires. He never returned to Italy permanently.
  • Lily Zwillinger (Trieste 9 August 1912 - Buenos Aires 20 April 2009), wife: in 1939 obtained a Chilean visa, married later in Buenos Aires where she met Esteban. She worked at a pharmacy and, after the birth of their daughter Eliana, as a nurse. She never returned to Italy permanently.

Support network

  • Amedeo Herlitzka (1872-1949),  Montuori's professor: expelled from the Aethenaeum of Turin and emigrated to Buenos Aires, served as a consistent reference. 


1906Bátorkeszi, Austro-Hungarian Empire

1914Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire

Secondary Education

  • Student

University Studies

  • Università di Torino, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia; from 1932 voluntary assistant at the Laboratorio di Fisiologia.
  • Student
  • Junior lecturer

Recalled to Serve in the Second Italo-Ethiopian War


Lecturer of Experimental Philosophy

  • Università di Firenze?
  • Fixed-term employment
  • Libero docente

University Assistant and Researcher at Schiapparelli Company

  • Assistant substitute at the Istituto di Fisiologia, Università di Torino; pharmaceutical company Schiapparelli.
  • Fixed-term employment
  • Researcher,Junior lecturer
1939Buenos Aires

Researcher at Pharmaceutical Company

  • Istituto Massone S.A.; pharmaceutical laboratory Gador.
  • Stable employment
  • Researcher
1995Buenos Aires