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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

Josep Rodoreda i Santigós

 
 
Josep Rodorigo i Santigos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. Josep Rodorigo i Santigos Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)

En el núm. II d'aquest carrer, va néixer
Josep Rodoreda
i Santigós

(Barcelona 1851 - Buenos Aires 1922)

Director de la Banda Municipal i fundador de
l'Escola Municipal de Música de Barcelona.

Compositor del Virolai

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(English translation:)

In No. II of this street was born Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (Barcelona 1851 - Buenos Aires 1922), Director of the Municipal Band and founder of the Barcelona City School of Music. Composer of Virolai.
 
Erected 2013 by Ajuntament de Barcelona.
 
Location. 41° 22.796′ N, 2° 10.368′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is at the intersection of Carrer de Sant Pau and Carrer de l'Arc de Sant Agustí, on the left when traveling south on Carrer de Sant Pau. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carrer de Sant Pau, 9-11, Barcelona, Catalonia 08001, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Rizal (1861-1896) (here, next to this marker); Hans Christian Andersen (about 120 meters away, measured

Josep Rodoreda i Santigós Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. Josep Rodoreda i Santigós Marker - wide view
The marker is seen here outside the entrance to Hotel de España, above the "H" and below the marker for Jose Rizal.
in a direct line); Carles Pi i Sunyer (about 150 meters away); Catalan Satire and Humor (about 180 meters away); Tablao Flamenco Cordobes (about 210 meters away); Frederic Chopin (about 210 meters away); The Miracle of Saint Joseph Oriol (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ramon Bech i Taberner (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Also see . . .
1. Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (Wikipedia, in Catalan). "He was the son of Ramon Rodoreda and Bonifaci, of Valls, and of Antònia Santigós, of Barcelona....He composed almost four hundred works of different genres, many of which won awards at the various competitions in which he participated. His most famous work is Virolai de la Mare de Déu de Montserrat (1880), popularly known as the Virolai, with lyrics by Jacint Verdaguer. He continued the work of Clavé after his death (1874)." (Submitted on October 16, 2019.) 

2. Escolania de Montserrat: Virolai (Youtube, 3 mins.). (Submitted on October 16, 2019.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 

More. Search the internet for Josep Rodoreda i Santigós.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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