Carme Bravo, pianist

Carme Bravo Roy (Gironella, Berguedà, October 24, 1919 – Barcelona, April 29, 2007) was a Catalan pianist. She completed her piano studies at the Municipal Conservatory of Barcelona where she received various awards and qualifications including a scholarship to study in Paris. In 1950 she moved to France where she studied under Madga Tagliaferro and Lazare Lévy“.

This is the beginning of a new page on the English Wikipedia dedicated to Carme Bravo who was a celebrated concert pianist and pedagogue, but by many only known as the wife of Catalan composer Frederic Mompou.

For more information with links to her discography go to this page written by Kayla Portugal, graduated pianist from the Escola Superior de Música.

Conxita Badia interprets Frederic Mompou

Conxita Badia sings the poem Damunt de tu, només les flors, written and composed by Frederic Mompou who also accompanies her on the piano.

This concert took place in the gardens of the Villa-Museum Pau Casals, in El Vendrell (Baix Penedès region), where she used to sing every summer accompanied by Pau Casals till the Spanish Civil War broke out in 1936.

Click here for an English translation of the poem. Photos: @Fons Conxita Badia, Biblioteca de Catalunya.

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