Montserrat Caballé

Born 12 April 1933. Died 6 October 2018
Montserrat Caballé
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1933-04-12
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Montserrat Caballé

Montserrat Caballé Biography (Wikipedia)

María de Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé i Folch (12 April 1933 – 6 October 2018) was a Spanish operatic soprano. She sang a wide variety of roles, but is best known as an exponent of the works of Verdi and of the bel canto repertoire, notably the works of Rossini, Bellini, and Donizetti. She was noticed internationally when she stepped in for a performance of Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia at Carnegie Hall in 1965, and then appeared at leading opera houses. Her voice was described as pure but powerful, with superb control of vocal shadings and exquisite pianissimo.

Caballé became popular to non-classical music audiences in 1987, when she recorded, at the request of the IOC, "Barcelona", a duet with Freddie Mercury, which became an official theme song for the 1992 Olympic Games. She received several international awards and also Grammy Awards for a number of her recordings.

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Freddie Mercury
Barcelona
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Barcelona
Gioachino Rossini
Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra: Act 2, Scene 1
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Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra: Act 2, Scene 1
Giacomo Puccini
Signore ascolta! (Turandot)
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Signore ascolta! (Turandot)
Montserrat Caballé
Chi il Bel Sogno Di Doretta
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Chi il Bel Sogno Di Doretta
Vincenzo Bellini
Casta Diva
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Casta Diva
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Barcelona
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Barcelona
Montserrat Caballé
O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
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O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
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Vissi d'arte from Act II of Tosca
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Vissi d'arte from Act II of Tosca
Montserrat Caballé
Un bel di vedremo (from Madame Butterfly)
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Un bel di vedremo (from Madame Butterfly)
Giacomo Puccini
Turandot - Signore, ascolta and Non piangere Liu
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Turandot - Signore, ascolta and Non piangere Liu
Giacomo Puccini
O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
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O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
Montserrat Caballé
O Mio Babbino Caro
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O Mio Babbino Caro
Giuseppe Verdi
Che mi rechi?...La clemenza
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Che mi rechi?...La clemenza

Che mi rechi?...La clemenza

Orchestra
RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Vincenzo Bellini
Col sorriso d'innocenza
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Col sorriso d'innocenza

Col sorriso d'innocenza

Orchestra
Orchestra Della Radiotelevisione Italiana
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