Montserrat Caballe

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Birthday
12, 1933
Birthplace
Barcelona, Spain
Death Date
Oct 6, 2018 (85)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1933
Birthplace
Barcelona, Spain
Death Date
Oct 6, 2018 (85)

About

Spanish opera singer who became famous after her performance of "Lucrezia Borgia" earned her a twenty-five minute standing ovation. Her song "Barcelona" was used as the anthem for the 1992 Olympic Games.

Before Fame

She graduated with a gold medal from the Liceu Conservatory in 1954.

Trivia

Her charitable activities, including her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, was shows in the documentary "Caballe Beyond Music".

Family Life

Her daughter Montserrat Marti Caballe also became a noteworthy soprano singer.

Associated With

Her 1997 album "Friends For Life" included collaborations with singers like Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson.