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Alcover, Joan, 1854-1926

(Updated 04/01/2021)

Joan Alcover i Maspons was born in 1854 in Ciutat de Mallorca, where he died in 1926. Poet, essayist and politician. Among his best known poetry is La Balanguera which, set to music by Amadeu Vives, became the official anthem of Mallorca. He was a member of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans (Institute of Catalan Studies).


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Personal papers in the Arxiu del Regne de Mallorca (Archive of the Kingdom of Mallorca)