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Pedreira, Josep, 1917-2003


(Updated 09/05/2017)

Josep Pedreira i Fernández (Barcelona, 1917-2003) was a publisher and Catalan writer.

In 1949 decides to create the collection of Catalan poetry Els llibres de l’Óssa Menor, took part authors how Miquel Martí i Pol, Carles Riba o Salvador Espriu. Later it would create the prize of poetry Óssa Menor, that later becomes Carles Riba Prize (1959). He created also the collection Els llibres de les Quatre Estacions.

Pugna dintre l'ànima (1937), Soldats catalans a la Roja i Negra (1936-1939) (2003), Les prunes del rei de França (2013) are some of his famous titles. He recieved the Creu de Sant Jordi (Saint George's Cross) in 1985.

His family donated his papers to the Càtedra Jordi Arbonès, and now are preserved in he Biblioteca d'Humanitats de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Viquipèdia

Personal papers (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Who is who (Institució de les Lletres Catalanes)

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