María del Carme Girau

(born in 1940 in Simat de la Valldigna, Spain). Singer and composer. Her brief musical incursion was when she lived in Barcelona, a city to which she moved to study Pharmacy Career. She became a member of Els Setze Jutges in January 1964, entering the same year as Martí Llauradó. Within months of her coalescence into Els Setze Jutges recorded her first EP "Canta les Seves Cançons" (Edigsa, 1964). The following year they recorded the EP "Canta les Seves Cançons II" (Edigsa, 1965). The third and latest album is "País Valencià. Cançons Tradicionals" (Edigsa, 1966), where Maria del Carme honors her land with popular songs. The group Els Setze Jutges broke up and Maria del Carme decided to move to Vigo, finishing her musical career.
Recordings: Canta les Seves Cançons, Edigsa 1964; Canta les Seves Cançons II, Edigsa 1965; País Valencià. Cançons Tradicionals, Edigsa 1966, Les Cançons Dels 3 EP's, P.M. 1998.
Awards: The April 13, 2007, received the Medal of Honor from the Catalan Parliament, in the category of gold, along with other members of Els Setze Jutges.