Montserrat Figueras

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Montserrat Figueras i García (Catalan: [munsəˈrat fiˈɣeɾəs i ɣəɾˈsi.ə], 15 March 1942 – 23 November 2011) was a Spanish soprano who specialized in early music. Figueras was born 15 March 1942 in Barcelona, Spain. After initially training as an actress she began studying early singing techniques in 1966, together with her sister Pilar Figueras, and developed an approach and technique for singing early music which combined historical fidelity with vitality.In 1974 she and Jordi Savall, her husband since 1968, Lorenzo Alpert and Hopkinson Smith formed Hespèrion XX (Later: Hespèrion XXI), an early music ensemble. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Montserrat Figueras has received more than 85,087 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Montserrat Figueras is the 540th most popular singer (down from 539th in 2019), the 811th most popular biography from Spain (down from 769th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Spanish Singer.

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Among singers, Montserrat Figueras ranks 540 out of 3,541Before her are Kevin Federline, Grethe Ingmann, Rita Marley, Jeanette, LP, and Lola Novaković. After her are Jennifer Rush, Graham Bonnet, Patsy Cline, Elena Obraztsova, Zaz, and Rosemary Clooney.

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Among people born in 1942, Montserrat Figueras ranks 200Before her are Billy Connolly, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Jerry Sloan, Tasuku Honjo, Pierre Clémenti, and Gabriele Veneziano. After her are Erica Jong, Alan Price, Hans-Rudolf Merz, Janko Prunk, Ricardo Rodríguez, and Dioncounda Traoré.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Montserrat Figueras ranks 811 out of 2,595Before her are Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga (1956), Melchor Cano (1509), Àngel Guimerà (1845), Mathieu Orfila (1787), Robert de Nola (1500), and José María Gil-Robles y Quiñones (1898). After her are Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz (1606), Pedro Salinas (1891), Alonso de Ercilla (1533), Francisco de Paula Martínez de la Rosa y Berdejo (1787), Isabella of Castile, Duchess of York (1355), and Margaret of Prades (1395).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Montserrat Figueras ranks 17Before her are Adelina Patti (1843), Salomé (1939), Camarón de la Isla (1950), Raphael (1943), Manolo Escobar (1931), and Isabella Colbran (1785). After her are Massiel (1947), Pilar Lorengar (1928), Mikel Laboa (1934), Peret (1935), Rocío Jurado (1946), and Elvira de Hidalgo (1891).