Palace For Sale El Vendrell
Commercial property - For Sale and to Let €1,200,000 - Businesses and Commercial Property
Information on residential real estate Palace for sale in El Vendrell, Tarragona total of 700m2
Number of floors: 2 floors
The Palace is currently owned by a local person.
The House is located in the heart of the town of El Vendrell (Kat. El Vendrell) is a municipality in the comarca of Ribera d’Ebre in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.
The House adjoins a private garden.
Transport accessibility: By car: 10 minutes to the city of Tarragona, 40 minutes to Barcelona Airport.
The property previously owned by the celebrated Spanish artist
Benvingut Socias i Mercadé (El Vendrell, Baix Penedès, 1877-March 4, 1951) was an organist, pianist and composer Catalan.
He joined ten years at the Escolania de Montserrat where he studied organ and soon showed his special talent for music. He also studied in the Vendrell with Carles Casals i Ribes. At age 18 he was Assistant professor at the Escuela Municipal de Música in Barcelona, starting on the art of musical composition. In 1897 he was awarded the first prize in the Contest of sacred music in Santiago de Compostela with a mass.
In 1907, in Paris, opened way in the difficult world of piano soloists, and in many concerts he played together with his childhood friend, Pablo Casals. In 1910 he moved to the United States, where he was appointed professor at the Conservatoire de improvement Coming. In 1911, he achieved a great success at the Queen’s Hall in London to the point that the press called it the little Mozart. Once esclatada the first world war, in 1914, he returned to Catalonia. In 1919 he obtained the Chair of refinement of piano at the Conservatory of the Liceu, a position he served until 1936. From 1930 to 1935 he was also part of the Pau Casals Orchestra.
His output includes numerous religious compositions, among which rosaries, a Salve Montserratina, a few Couplets in San Salvador and some misses. He is also the author of various sardanes (among them Is, recorded by the Mediterranean Cobla CD 13 sardanas of authors of El Vendrell Sabadell: Picap, 2002), Chamber music, and the lower part works five roses and the three note.