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Jacint Verdaguer (Folgueroles 1845 - Vallvidrera, 1902) is the most important and representative Catalan writer of the nineteenth century. Contribute to the Renaissance, from Catholic and conservative positions, a work that includes epic and lyric poetry, prose fiction and journalism and travel literature, which has a huge impact popular, unique at the time. Internal seminar Vic, where the clerical career, became familiar with the rhetoric and the classics and started writing poetry.

Among his titles are epic poems bill romantic Atlantis and Canigou, and collections of poems and songs Idylls mystics homeland, Montserrat, Flowers Calvary Aires and Montseny. Prose published Tours & Travel, Diary of a pilgrim to the Holy Land, a collection of fables and a collection of articles published in the press in defense. Mestre en Gai Saber is proclaimed in the Floral Games of 1880. Production Verdaguer, to music by various composers (Nicholas Morera, Millet, Falla, etc.) and widely copied, published and studied, has been translated into many languages.

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