- Caballe, Montserrat Opera singer Source: Magazines
and TV interviews
From http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,946080,00.html (no indication is given of the date or source of this):
Opera Singer Montserrat Caballé
Her nickname is "La Superba," and she became one of the 20th century's most famous opera singers. Born to a poor Spanish family in Barcelona, she made her big breakthrough as an international star in 1965.
How would you describe your personality?
I'm just a woman with a voice who tries to sing well. That's all.
Her favourite music is by Richard Strauss.
Her favourite author is Francisco de Quevedo y Villegas.
Her favourite food is vegetarian.
What is your greatest joy?
Being with my family. Spending time with them.
Who is your personal hero?
Gandhi. I've read various biographies by people with different opinions, people from different countries and continents.(...) He stood for peace and freedom and the good of mankind.