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Hits: 1969

Miquel Peralta

Mathematitian, musician and poliglot, Miquel initiated the only school of Sanscrit in Spain. He received the Sarasvati award for best essay in Sanscrit given by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the South Asian Institure of the Heidelberg.Initially Miquel studied mathematics at the University of Barcelona.

Later he continued music studies at the Conservatori Superior de Barcelona. From1986 to 1989 directed the music school of the Orfeó Catalá. In 1990 initiated graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin when he obtained his DMA (Doctor in Music and Arts) in 1996 with a dissertation dedicated to Catalan Art Song.

His passion for the study of languages, of the voice and of the sound brought his attention to the study of Sanscrit a language he began studying in Leipzig with professor Sadananda Das. In observing the difficulties that Sanscrit students experience he created in 2006 the Centre for Studie of the Sanscrit Language Devavānī. In 2008 Miquel received first prize Sarasvati for and essay in sanscrit given by the Embassy of India in Berlin. 

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