He studied natural sciences in Barcelona. In 1920 he got his Ph.D. degree in Madrid showing his research about the Jurassic period in Tarragona. His interest in geology and paleontology was due to his relation with Jaume Almera, who was his Professor and who founded the geological museum from Barcelona.
In 1933 he finished his pharmacy studies and in 1955 he got his Ph.D. degree in natural science. He was Professor of paleontology in the universities of Oviedo and Barcelona (1961). He founded the Institut de Paleontologia de Sabadell.
Priest (1908). He was disciple of Font i Sagué, Almera and Bofill i Poch; actualising their works. He studied different shellfish, specially from the Palaeozoic age.
World-renowned specialist in the study of bryozoan fossils. A member of the Department of Science and Technology at the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC) since 1986. A scientist and a humanist, he was the founder and director of the magazine Contributions to Science.
He studied ecclesiastical (1923-35) and natural sciences (1945-51) and, in 1959, received his doctorate from the University of Barcelona. He continued the geological school of the Conciliar Seminary of Barcelona and the direction of the Geological Museum of the Seminary of Barcelona, ??founded by the canon Jaume Almera.