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Joan Miquel Oliver

Musician and writer.

Joan Miquel Oliver (Sóller, 1974) was composer, lyrics writer and guitarist with Antònia Font, a group that released nine albums between 1999 and 2012. In parallel, he has also led a solo career, releasing the albums Surfistes en càmera lenta (2005), Live in Paris (2006), Hansel i Gretel (2007), Bombón Mallorquín (2008), Un quilo d'invisible (2013), Pegasus(2015), Atlantis (2017) and Elektra (2018), the last three of these with illustrations by Albert Pinya. As a composer and musical producer, he has worked with artists such as Jaume Sisa and Albert Pla, and has collaborated with television and cinema productions.

Oliver holds a degree in Philosophy from the UIB and has published a book of poems titled Odissea trenta mil (Lleonard Muntaner, 2002) of which he made a musical version together with the band Drogueria Esperança; the novel El misteri de l'amor (Empúries, 2008); the facsimile edition of personal documents Quadern 2008 (Empúries, 2009); the play for theatre Un quilo d'invisible (Empúries, 2013); the novelised biography of Mallorcan climber Miquel Riera Setembre, octubre i novembre (L'Altra Editorial,2014); and the novel Alexandra Schneider und ihr Casiotone (L'Altra Editorial, 2018).

Update: 26 October 2018


Has participated in

Imperfect Futures

Conversation between Rachel Cantor and Joan Miquel Oliver