BROSSA, Writer and poet.
Penned a three-dimensional poem in a shop’s window which displayed a caganer figure,surrounded by shepherds, in an open umbrella crowned by the moon.
1.992 JOSEP BALLARIN, Writer.
He published the story, "The Caganer" in the newspaper, Avui. He clarifies the human condition of simplicity and brotherhood when he says, "we are all caganers".
1.993 JOSEP PERNAU, Journalist.
Proposed the caganer as the symbol of Barcelona’s Olympic Games. Better a plump caganer with full thighs than a "designer dog".
1.994 IGNASI P. FARRÉ, Cinematographer.
In his film "A Submarine in the Tablecloth", goldencaganers are given as lavish gifts to various celebrities.The main character lives with a craftsman who makes
1.995 FRANCESC TORRES, Artist.
In his installation "The Gladiator’s House (It Has a Garret)"he presents a diorama with a group of caganers situated
in front of a blockage of toy tanks
1.996 ANTONI MIRALDA, Artist.
1.997 JOSEP VALLÈS, Critic.
Installation entitled "Stories" with a row of caganers. A
look at food through the eyes of a caganer.
1.998 ANTONI CARALBS, Doctor and Mayjor of Alella
A collector of toilet seat covers, decorated with
Major of Alella, first city to dedicate a monument to
1.999 ENRIC POUS, Actor.
He appeared on a TV program where he spoke abouthis caganer collection in his outstanding manner of
combining humor with the humane.
2.000 FER , Cartoonist.
His witty contributions to the newspaper "L’Avui"
have occasionally starred figures of cagners.
2.001 LLUIS ANTON BAULENAS, Writer.
In his novel Happiness he describes a villagenamed "Alcagaire" , where the Gambús familysettles. The background landscape is in the
form of the backside of a caganer.
2.002 VENTURA & COROMINA,
Their depiction of a sheriff in the "old west" guarding an imprisoned caganer coincided withthe controversial exhibit of caganers, by Antoni
Miralda, in the United States. look at the photos of the celebration here.
2.003 ANDREU BUENAFUENTE, TV Showman.
He occasionally makes references to the caganer on his
program; one episode included the presentation of an "Oscar"-styled
statue of a caganer. Look at the photos here.
JAUME MATEU, "TORTELL POLTRONA", Clown
Driving force behind the group “Clowns Without Frontiers”, founder of the Catalan circus CIRC CRIC, a visual poet. At the end of his act, he makes reference to caganers by striking the caganer’s pose.
2005. SISA, Singer
Jaume Sisa is from the Poblesec area of Barcelona. Linked with the fleeting folk group, Grup, heproduced his first single recording, L’Home Dibuixat, in 1968, recalling the “yeah-yeah” sound of pop music, a sound that captivated him since his adolescence. Afterward he founded – and buried – the instrumental group Música Dispersa.He was ostracized for a number of years, only to reappear on the scene in 1975 with Qualsevol Nit Pot Sortir El Sol (“Some Night the Sun Could Rise”).This distinguished itself as the biggest seller of all his albums.It is on this record where Sisa mentions the caganer.
2006. NARCÍS COMADIRA, Artist.
Born in Girona, 1942.Multifaceted artist (poet, painter, playwright, translator, publicist, and great lover of music); he studied at the seminary in Girona and the Monastery of Montserrat, as well as the schools ofArchitecture, Philosophy, and Letters at the University of Barcelona.
More information at http://www.uoc.edu/lletra/noms/ncomadira/index.
2007. ALBERT OM, Journalist and TV Presenter.
Journalist, presenter, director of programs on radio and television,with a degree in Informational Sciences. Currently he hosts the program El Club, where he repeatedly speaks of the caganer figure.
2008. MARC PARROT, Singer and Songwriter.
Nominated for the words and music to his song “El Caganer”, on the CD “Altres Cançons de Nadal vol. 4” (“Other Christmas Songs, vol. 4”), on the Música Global Discogràfica label.The words, in Catalan, are included in our bulletin, El Caganófil, summer 2009 issue.The song, so kindly ceded by the author, for the use of the Amics del Caganer, can be heard by clicking here.
2009. FREDERIC FAURE, Patissier
Patissier from Girona, he has been making and selling chocolate caganers for more than 15 years.
2010. ALBERT PLÀ, Compositor i cantant
Nominated for the words and music to his song "Hi ha d'haver-hi un caganer", very popular during 2009 Christmas. You can hear the song by clicking here