Autors i Autores

Guillem Viladot


Guillem Viladot Puig (Agramunt, 1922 - Barcelona, 1999) was a narrator and poet. He studied Pharmacy and worked as a pharmacist in his home town. He was active in a wide range of artistic endeavours, both literary and plastic. His questioning of literary conventions frequently took him to the limits between established genres. As a creator, he was an outsider with a dissident stance with respect to different manifestations of power, as may be seen in his novels La cendra (Ash - 1970), Ricard (1976), Líamo (The Master - 1980), Memorial de Na Nona (1983), Carles (1994), Autobiografia de Déu (Autobiography of God - 1998), amongst others.

In the year 2000, the Agramunt centre of "Lo Pardal" (The Sparrow), the spaces of which he created to house a major part of his poem-objects, was converted into a museum.

He was an honorary member of the Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (Association of Catalan Language Writers).

Documentation: Rosa Massanés.
Up-date: Xulio Ricardo Trigo.
Photographs: Fundació Guillem Viladot, Maragda Cuscuela (caricatura).