Josep Coll Ligora
Llançà , 1893
Cassà de la Selva , 1965
Composer and Performer


Tenora performer and composer

He was a prominent virtuous of the tenora in the cobles La Selvatana (1915-23), La Principal de la Bisbal (1923-29), Els Montgrins (1942-44) and Barcelona (1929-32 and 1945-57), among others. His output includes 90 sardanes with virtuosistic tenora parts such as El sereno. He developed the performance technique of the instrument. Furthermore, he experimented with the construction of the instrument, particularly with the metallic tenora with which he performed for many years (1931-57). He was the author of a method of tenora and tible and made numerous important recordings.