Huguette Tourangeau CM (August 12, 1940 – April 21, 2018) was a Canadian operatic mezzo-soprano. She was born in Montreal, Quebec. She was made Order of Canada in July 1997. In 1967 and 1968, Tourangeau appeared with the New York City Opera, as Carmen. She made her formal Metropolitan Opera debut on November 28, 1973, as Nicklausse in The Tales of Hoffmann.
Other notable roles included Bertario in Rodelinda, at the Holland Festival; in Semiramide (as Arsace), Mignon (as Mignon), and Le roi de Lahore (as Kaled), at the Vancouver Opera; and La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein, at the Santa Fe Opera.
Tourangeau died on April 21, 2018 at the age of 77.
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- "Décès de la mezzo-soprano Huguette Tourangeau (1940-2018)". Ludwig Van Montreal (in French). April 24, 2018. Retrieved April 25, 2018.