Montserrat Caballé

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.

Montserrat Caballé
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Caballé in Milan, 1971
BornMaria de Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé
12 Apryle 1933(1933-04-12)
Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain
Died6 October 2018 (aged 85)
Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain
Alma materConservatori Superior de Música del Liceu
ThriftSoprano
Years active1956–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Bernabé Martí (1964)
Childer2
This name uises Spaingie namin customs; the first or paternal faimily name is Caballé an the seicont or maternal faimily name is Folch.

ReferencesEedit

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