Josep Maria Benet i Jornet (Barcelona, 1940-2020). Playwright and screenwriter. He began as a playwright in the sixties and wrote his first screenplay in 1993. Author of several plays and a writer for television series, he has been awarded the Premio Nacional de Teatro and the Premi d'Honor de Lletres Catalanes, among others.
The Biblioteca de Catalunya holds his personal papers, including his first written pieces as well as his latest plays and television scripts.