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Alavedra, Joan, 1896-1981

(Updated 16/05/2024)

Joan Alavedra i Segurañas was born in 1896 in Barcelona where he also died in 1981. Writer and journalist. He was secretary to the Catalan President, Francesc Macià, between 1931 and 1933.

He wrote the poem, El pessebre, for which Pau Casals composed an oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra.


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Personal papers in the Arxiu Nacional de Catalunya (National Archive of Catalonia)