Montserrat Caballe Google honours her today

Opera singer Montserrat Caballe would have been 89 years old on Tuesday. During her lifetime she was recognised as ‘the best among the best’.

Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe, also known as “La Superba”, was born 89 years ago on Tuesday.

She graduated aged 20 and started auditioning for opera productions in Italy.

MontserratCaballe, the opera singer who sang Barcelona with Freddie Mercury

Montserrat Caballe, the opera queen.

Caballé had unusual crossover success. In addition to singing on two tracks on an album by new age composer Vangelis, she was famous for collaborating with Freddie Mercury of the rock group Queen.

"Barcelona"was the second solo album of Freddie released in 1987 with the opera singer Spanish Montserrat Caballé.

Cabelle faced many health challenges throughout her career, including a benign brain tumour, a heart attack and phlebitis.

Maria de Montserrat Viviana Concepcion Caballe was born in Barcelona on April 12, 1933.
She graduated aged 20 and started auditioning for opera productions in Italy.