Joan Margarit i Consarnau

Spanish architect and poet

Joan Margarit i Consarnau (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈan məɾɣəˈɾit i kunsəɾˈnaw]; 11 May 1938 – 16 February 2021) was a Spanish poet, architect and retired professor. Most of his work is written in the Catalan language. He won the 2019 Miguel de Cervantes Prize.

Joan Margarit
BornJoan Margarit i Consarnau
(1938-05-11)11 May 1938
Sanaüja, Spain
Died16 February 2021(2021-02-16) (aged 82)
Sant Just Desvern, Spain
LanguageSpanish, Catalan

In October 2008, Magrit received the Premio Nacional de Poesía for Casa de Misericordia.[1]

He was also Professor of Structural Calculations at Barcelona's Technical School of Architecture in the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

Margarit died of cancer in Sant Just Desvern, Spain on 16 February 2021, aged 82.[2]