Josep Maria Ventura y Casas, popularly known by the name of Pep Ventura, besides working as a musician and composer he was also aconductor. He came to compose more than 400 pieces in total. As aperformer, he played various instruments including the tenor, which he studied and transformed in the standard it is today, and to this must be her nickname Pep of the Tenor. Thanks to its versatility and predisposition, Ventura made great innovations in the composition of sardanas and reformed the structure of the stanza and that’s why it is considered the father of modern sardana. One of his most famous compositions is the sardana “Per tu ploro”, which he wrote shortly before his death in 1875.
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|Restaurant LA MASÍA DE LA XESCA
carrer de Sagunt, 112
Phone 933 836 556
Catalan cuisine and grilled meat. Menu for all tastes: vegetarian,children, group … A place where you can feel at home.
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Restaurant CAN MARIO’S
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|Places of Interest|
Close to the metro station, in the street of Güell i Ferrer, there is theTorner market, which is a work of 1924 by Josep Fradera y Botey. In Pep Ventura square we find the Casa Agustí, work of the modernist architect Domènech i Montaner of 1823. In the paseo Maritimo, the old factory CACE is being reforming in order to to become the future home of the Museo del Cómic y la Ilustración de Catalunya. And if you come down to the beach, you will find the Bridge of Petróleo, a pier supported by pillars of 6 m. It was built to unload petroleum products by tankervessels. As of 2009, when it was transformed into a public space, citizens driving along this bridge can go for 250 m to the sea.
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