Teresa Berganza

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Teresa Berganza

Berganza in 1957
Teresa Berganza Vargas

(1933-03-16)16 March 1933
Died13 May 2022(2022-05-13) (aged 89)
  • Opera singer
  • teacher
Years active1955–2022
Félix Lavilla
(m. 1957; div. 1977)

Teresa Berganza Vargas OAXS (16 March 1933 – 13 May 2022) was a Spanish mezzo-soprano. She was known for her roles as Rossini's Rosina and La Cenerentola, and Bizet's Carmen.

She appeared as Zerlina in Joseph Losey's Don Giovanni movie in 1979. She took part in the opening ceremonies of Expo '92 in Seville and the opening ceremonies of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

Berganza died on 13 May 2022 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain at the age of 89.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Muere la mezzosoprano Teresa Berganza". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 13 May 2022. Retrieved 13 May 2022.