Montserrat “La Superba” Caballé was known to have a character that was awesome however it was the show star’s voice that carried crowds to their feet.
From her 1965 American debut at Carnegie Hall, Montserrat Caballé soar to worldwide opera stardom and was celebrated for her distinctive bel canto vocal technique.
Born on this day in 1933 in Barcelona, Spain, quite a bit of Caballé’s youth was spent studying on music and preparing her voice at the neighborhood liceo.
Subsequent to making her expert debut in Switzerland and early exhibitions in Germany, Caballé proceeded to give in excess of 3,800 performances in north of 80 roles on five landmasses.
Caballé’s capacity to sing in different styles and keys opened ways to performing music going from Mozart to more traditional recital pieces all around the world.
Her stellar career arrived at new heights in 1987, when she and dear companion Freddie Mercury recorded “Barcelona”, the eventual anthem for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.
Caballé got five Grammy selections during her profession, winning the award in 1968 for Best Classical Vocal Performance. She likewise settled Fundació Montserrat Caballé-an association to help youthful ability in Barcelona-and filled in as an UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.
Happy 89th Birthday, La Superba. Your legacy sings on.