Montserrat Caballé

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Montserrat Caballé
Caballé in Milan, 1971
BornMaria de Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé
12 Apryle 1933(1933-04-12)
Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain
Dee'd6 October 2018 (aged 85)
Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain
Alma materConservatori Superior de Música del Liceu
Years active1956–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Bernabé Martí (1964)

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.

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  1. Biography of Montserrat Caballé at (in German) Archived 2012-03-27 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 29 October 2015.