Montserrat Caballé

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Montserrat Caballé
Montserrat Caballé 1971b.jpg
Caballé in Milan, 1971
Born Maria de Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé
12 Apryle 1933(1933-04-12)
Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain
Died 6 October 2018 (aged 85)
Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain
Alma mater Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu
Thrift Soprano
Years active 1956–present
Hauf-marrae(s) Bernabé Martí (1964)
Childer 2
This name uises Spaingie namin customs; the first or paternal faimily name is Caballé an the seicont or maternal faimily name is Folch.

Montserrat Caballé (Catalan: [munsəˈrat kəβəˈʎe]; born 12 Aprile 1933; deed 6 October 2018) wis a Spaingie operatic soprano. She haes sang a wide variety o roles, but Caballé is best kent as an exponent o the bel canto repertoire, notably the wirks o Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti an Verdi.[1] She came tae the attention o a much wider audience when she recordit at the request o the IOC in 1987 "Barcelona", a duet wi Freddie Mercury, the lead sangster o the Breetish rock baund Queen; the sang wis inspired bi Caballé´s hame ceety, later it wis uised as ane o the twa offeecial theme sangs for the 1992 Olympic Gemmes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Biography of Montserrat Caballé at operissimo.com (in German). Hosting.operissimo.com. Retrieved on 29 October 2015.