Personalities | José Carreras | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1946
Spanish tenor

Carreras was born and studied in Barcelona. He also made his professional debut there in 1970 as Ismaele in Nabucco. He made his London debut in 1971. In 1974 he appeared at Covent Garden as Alfredo in La traviata and at the New York Met as Cavaradossi in Tosca. Leukaemia halted his career for some time, but he returned in 1988. Most recently he has experienced much popularity as one of the Three Tenors.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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