Maria Amèlia Pedrerol i Busquets

(born in Barcelona, on 25th June 1950). Singer and songwriter. She was the youngest member of the group Els Setze Jutges, pioneers of the Nova Cançó in Catalonia. At fourteen she joined the group and recorded her first album with the title (4 cançons dels 14 anys, 1965), an EP that includes four original compositions. The following year, in 1966, an LP titled "Recital Maria Amèlia Pedrerol" was published with eight themes, four of their own songs and four French songs, which were translated by Delfi Abella and Josep Maria Espinàs. She retired from the stage coinciding with the dissolution of the group.
Selected Recordings: 4 cançons dels 14 anys (EP, 1965); Recital Maria Amèlia Pedrerol (LP, 1966)
Awards: In 2007, she received the Medal of Honor from the Catalan Parliament for her cultural work as a member of Els Setze Jutges.