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Biography of Pedro Basauri Paguaga.

18 November, 2019

Artistic name: Pedrucho.

Full / True Name: Pedro Basauri Paguaga.

Date of birth: 30 November 1893.

Place of birth: Eibar, Basque Country, Guipúzcoa, Spain.

Current occupation: bullfighter and actor.

Start: When I was little, I travel and stay with your family in Barcelona. He studied in the city of Barcelona, ​​was always distinguished there, and at that time was more interested in being a bullfighter, but his father was against his decision.
I perform for the first time in the arena of Barceloneta Square, where a mojiganga was presented and where Pedrucho was dressed as an Indian.
The first bullfight I took part in was in his hometown, but later, in 1915, I was part of several economic bullfights that took place in Barcelona. In 1916 he was the winner of an unprecedented course, then started riding on the square of Las Arenas (Barcelona).

Life: In 1924, Pedro Basauri Paguaga made a tour abroad, where he traveled to Hungary, Budapest, Cairo, Cagliari and Rome.
The following year, he receives a proposal for combat on the American continent. In 1925 he crossed the Atlantic Ocean to achieve his goal.
His brother Martin died in a bullfight in 1928. The following year, Pedrucho participated in a festival in memory of Martin. He suffered an accident that took him to the brink of death.

Other discoveries: He died at the age of 80, on September 21, 1973 in Barcelona,

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