Montserrat Caballé

1933 - 2018

Montserrat Caballé

María de Montserrat Viviana Concepción Caballé i Folch (UK: , Catalan: [munsəˈrat kəβəˈʎe i ˈfolk]; 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Montserrat Caballé has received more than 1,254,625 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 16th most popular singer.

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  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.03

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Montserrat Caballé ranks 16 out of 3,001Before her are Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Joan Baez, Jim Morrison, and Johnny Cash. After her are Demis Roussos, Enrico Caruso, Adriano Celentano, Tupac Shakur, Plácido Domingo, and James Brown.

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Among people born in 1933, Montserrat Caballé ranks 8Before her are Akihito, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Dalida, Garrincha, Roman Polanski, and Yoko Ono. After her are Michael Caine, James Brown, Claudio Abbado, Nina Simone, Philip Roth, and Lina Medina. Among people deceased in 2018, Montserrat Caballé ranks 7Before her are Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, George H. W. Bush, Kofi Annan, Ingvar Kamprad, and Charles Aznavour. After her are Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, Amos Oz, Philip Roth, Aretha Franklin, and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Montserrat Caballé ranks 38 out of 1,895Before her are Philip IV of Spain (1605), El Cid (1045), Philip III of Spain (1578), Roland (736), Pope Callixtus III (1379), and Charles II of Spain (1661). After her are Isidore of Seville (560), Luis Buñuel (1900), Anne of Austria (1601), Charles III of Spain (1716), Ibn Arabi (1165), and Arcadius (377).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Montserrat Caballé ranks 2Before her are Julio Iglesias (1943). After her are Plácido Domingo (1941), José Carreras (1946), Enrique Iglesias (1975), Lola Flores (1923), Teresa Berganza (1933), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Alfredo Kraus (1927), Salomé (1939), Adelina Patti (1843), and Manolo Escobar (1931).

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