On the morning of October 6, the opera singer Montserrat Caballe died; she was 85 years old. La Vanguardia , El Pais and other Spanish media reported that the artist died in a hospital in Barcelona after a long illness.
Caballe received worldwide fame for her operas in the style of bel canto, she also performed on the biggest stages of the world – in the opera houses of Milan, Vienna, Barcelona, Lisbon. Her greatest popularity came from the opera Lucrezia Borgia, where she replaced Marilyn Horne in 1965.
Additional popularity Caballe got duets with popular musicians. She recorded the song “Barcelona” with Freddie Mercury for the 1992 Olympics, and also performed operatic pieces with Nikolai Baskov.
At the 85th year of life, the world famous opera diva Montserrat Caballe died.
This was reported by El Mundo, citing sources in medical circles.
The world famous opera diva died at the age of 85 in Barcelona.
— S Moda (@smoda) October 6, 2018
In September, Caballe was hospitalized at a clinic in Barcelona due to bladder problems. On the death of the singer, with reference to the doctors, according to El Pais.
The world-famous Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe died at the age of 85 in Barcelona, reports France Press , citing a hospital.
In the summer of 2018, Montserrat Caballe performed in Moscow, and also aired “Evening Urgant”.