José Carreras

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This name uises Spaingie namin customs; the first or paternal faimily name is Carreras an the seicont or maternal faimily name is Coll.
José Carreras
Jose Carreras - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011 - cropped.jpg
Carreras performin at World Economic Forum in 2011
BornJosep Maria Carreras i Coll
(1946-12-05) 5 December 1946 (age 73)
Barcelona, Spain
ThriftOpera singer (tenor)
Years active1970–present
  • Mercedes Pérez (1971–1992)
  • Jutta Jäger (2006–2011)

Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛp kəˈreɾəs]; born 5 December 1946), better kent as José Carreras (Spaingie pronunciation: [xoˈse kaˈreɾas]), is a Spaingie tenor frae Barcelona, Spain wha is parteecularly kent for his performances in the operas o Verdi an Puccini.[1] Born in Barcelona, he made his debut on the operatic stage at 11 as Trujamán in Manuel de Falla's El retablo de Maese Pedro an went on tae a career that encompassed ower 60 roles, performed in the warld's leadin opera hooses an in numerous recordins.

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  1. Michael Kennedy an Joyce Bourne Kennedy The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music (5t edeetion), Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 0-19-920383-0