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No se han encontrado datos biográficos sobre Juan José López y León más allá de los que figuran en la portada de su obra. Sabemos que fue catedrático de Latinidad, Elocuencia y Poesía en el Colegio de Santa Cruz (Cádiz) entre finales del siglo XVIII y principios del XIX.
Tras varios años de experiencia como docente, escribió, siguiendo el modelo erotemático, Ortografía de las lenguas castellana y latina, un breve tratado didáctico de ortografía española y latina con apuntes sobre Ortología. Existen noticias de una segunda obra, el Prontuario latino de retórica, del cual no hemos encontrado ningún ejemplar, digitalizado o impreso, que dé fe de su publicación, por más que aparezca citado en la Gazeta de Madrid del 30 de diciembre de 1803 (pág. 1124).
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