The Spanish stersopraan Montserrat Caballé is at the age of 85 died. That has the hospital of Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona Saturday, have been reported.
The famous Spanish diva with the impressive vocal cords in Barcelona died. “She has this night died in the hospital of Sant Pau,” says a source inside the hospital Saturday. Caballé suffered for years with health problems, and could after a fall six years ago, almost exclusively in a wheelchair to move. Two weeks ago she was at the hospital with a blaasprobleem.
‘Sad news. A great ambassador for our country died, a soprano of international fame. Montserrat Caballé, her voice and her gentleness will always be with us’, wrote the Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez on Twitter.
She is considered one of the greatest sopranos of Spain. Operalegende José Carreras spoke in 2016 in The Standard Caballé. They sang together in more than a dozen operas, and gave hundreds of concerts. “It was an exceptional learning experience to such a person – at that moment she had Maria Callas served as the most celebrated soprano in the world – supported and to be understood. They gave me the confidence to my voice in the full breadth to develop.’
She started her career in 1956 in the Swiss Basel, and has performed more than 4,000 times. Her international breakthrough dates from 1965, when she has the title role played in ‘Lucrezia Borgia’ by Gaetano Donizetti at Carnegie Hall in New York. Caballé by the public at large especially known for his collaboration with Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen. They performed together the hit single ‘Barcelona’.