Josep Costa Hugas
Torroella de Montgrí , 1827
Torroella de Montgrí , 1881
Composer and Performer


Guitarist and composer

He studied with Bonaventura Bassols in Figueres and with Pasqual Pérez Gascón after he moved to Valencia. He travelled to Paris and became known in G. Rossini's music salons. He decided to settle in Madrid where he worked both as lawyer and guitarist. He was an expert on the style of Ferran Sor. Six guitar pieces by him have been preserved in addition to guitar arrangements such as that of the Andante of Mendelssohn’s "Italian" Symphony.