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Teresa Berganza: the last pavane of a legendary Carmen

2022-05-14T13:01:16.867Z

DISAPPEARANCE – The Spanish singer had been adopted by the French public from the end of the 1950s. This voice, as velvety as it was precise, was a singer with rare humility, rigor and requirement.



Will she forgive us for this deviation from her last wishes?

“I came into the world without anyone knowing it, I want the same thing for when I leave

,” the immense Spanish mezzo-soprano Teresa Berganza would have told her relatives before her death.

But ignoring the disappearance of one of the warmest voices, and one of the most solar personalities in the world of opera, in the last century, is impossible for us.

The singer died this Friday, May 13 in Madrid, in the city which saw her born 89 years earlier.

Madrid she was born.

Madrilenian she will have lived, until the end.

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Throughout her life, the one that the French public had adopted from the end of the 1950s - following her first appearance at the Aix-en-Provence festival - will have made it a point of honor to defend the culture of his country.

Never missing an opportunity to evoke, sometimes with a touch of provocation, his passion for

zarzuela

 : this comic opera...

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