Mercè Torrent

Was born in Barcelona in 1930. She studied piano at the Liceo Music Conservatory with Mr. Pere Vallribera. She is Self-taught in composition under the Guidelines of Mr. Cristòfor Taltabull. She writes for piano, instrumental group, orchestra, trio, cobla (typical catalan orchestra) and choral music. She has written songs with lyrics from well-known catalan poets, like J. Carner, S. Espriu, Pere Quart, J.V. Foix and Miquel Martí Pol. She has played her music in many recitals. From 1988 is member of the Catalan Composers Association. Her works have been played in all the events promoted by this Association and other Musical Corporations.