The daughter of soprano Montserrat Caballé and tenor Bernabé Martí, Montserrat Martí, or Montsita, is a renowned Spanish soprano in her own right. Known for playing roles such as Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, she has also been part of many charitable concerts. She has also sung with her mother.
Spanish lyric soprano Victoria de los Ángeles was a sensation in the 1950s and 1960s. While she initially trained in the guitar, she later switched to voice and the piano. Following her opera debut with Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, she later performed at venues such as La Scala and the Metropolitan Opera.
The daughter of actor and soprano Joaquina Sitches and tenor Manuel García, Spanish mezzo-soprano Maria Malibran was 8 when she debuted on stage with her father. She gained immense fame as Rosina in The Barber of Seville. She died after falling from a horse soon after marriage to violinist Charles de Bériot.
Spanish opera singer Teresa Berganza was known for playing iconic roles such as Rosina in Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. She also appeared in several films such as the 1979 movie adaptation of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. She was the first female member of the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.
Pilar Lorengar was a Spanish soprano best remembered for her interpretations of the Spanish genre Zarzuela and opera. She is also remembered for her youthful timbre and a distinctive vibrato. Some of her best performances include her portrayal of Desdemona in Otello, Violetta in La traviata, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni.