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Antoni Gaud 1852-1926 Parents Francesc Gaud Serra 1813-1906 a coppersmith from Riudoms married Antonia Cornet Bertran -1876 daughter of coppersmiths from Reus on May 9 1843 in the parish church of St Peter the Apostle in Reus before the Vicar Joan Ixart Coppersmiths those who make the copper stills used for distilling alcohol from grapes in the Camp de Tarragona Birth Antoni Plcid Guillem Gaud Cornet was born on Wednesday June 25 1852 at nine-thirty AM in Baix Camp in the province of Tarragona Some historians say that he was born in Mas de la Calderera his familys country home almost exactly halfway between Reus and Riudoms Others say he was born in Reus The truth is that nobody has definitive evidence He was baptized on June 26 in the baptismal font of the parish church of St Peter the Apostle in Reus archbishopric of Tarragona by Joan Casas priest and Vicar of the church Siblings Antoni the couples fifth child was to live the longest His siblings included sisters Rosa May 5 1844-1879 who married and had a daughter Rosa Egea Gaud and Maria June27 1845-January 10 1850 and brothers Francesc March 26 1848-April 20 1850 and Francesc May 27 1851-1876 who earned a Medical degree but never practiced Childhood From the time he was small he had a rheumatic problem that prevented him from playing with other children his age and required him to move about on a donkey or stay at home because the pain kept him from walking It also made him miss lots of class which allowed him to spend many hours observing animals plants and stones This sickness was with him throughout his life and doctors recommended a vegetarian diet and occasional strolls this may be the reason that when he was older and lived in Barcelona he walked every evening to the church of Sant Felip Neri where
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