Ramon Solsona i Sancho

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Ramon Solsona i Sancho
Ramon Solsona in 2015
Born February 7, 1950 (1950-02-07) (age 67)
Occupation Writer
Language Catalan
Nationality Catalonia

Ramon Solsona i Sancho (Barcelona, February 7, 1950) is a Catalan writer and journalist.[1] He has a degree in Romance Philology from the University of Barcelona.[2] He is also a high school teacher.[3] Is known for his ironic style. He is a regular contributor to newspapers such as El Punt and La Vanguardia.[4] He currently contributes to the radio program El Matí de Catalunya Ràdio. He also contributes to Catalunya Ràdio and RAC 1.

Career[change | change source]

He has also been a poet (satirist) under the pseudonym Lo Gaiter del Besòs.[4] His novel Les hores detingudes won three literary awards in the same year. His work has been translated into Spanish and French. For television, he has worked as a writer for the series Agència de viatges, Estació d'enllaç and El cor de la ciutat. These were broadcast by TV3. He was co-author of the theme song of Futbol Club Barcelona (1998). In 2010 he received the premi Sant Jordi de novel·la for his book L'home de la maleta.

Works[change | change source]

Ramon Solsona talking about Avel·lí Artís-GenerTísner
Solsona at St George's Day, 2013

Short stories[change | change source]

  • 1991: Llibreta de vacances
  • 2006: Cementiri de butxaca

Novels[change | change source]

  • 1989: Figures de calidoscopi
  • 1993: Les hores detingudes
  • 1998: DG
  • 1999: No tornarem mai més
  • 2001: El cor de la ciutat
  • 2004: Línia blava
  • 2011: L'home de la maleta

Poetry[change | change source]

  • 1989: Sac de gemecs

Nonfiction[change | change source]

  • 1995: Ull de bou
  • 1995 Ull de vaca
  • 2005: A paraules em convides

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "Ramon Solsona i Sancho". www.enciclopedia.cat. Enciclopèdia Catalana. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  2. "Ramon Solsona". MB AGENCIA LITERARIA. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  3. Casas, Sònia (June 2008). "El meu heroi: Ramon Solsona". Sàpiens (68).
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Ramon Solsona". Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Ramon Solsona at the website of Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (AELC).