José Carreras

José Carreras

Spanish opera singer
One of contemporary opera's most celebrated figures, José Carreras was perhaps best known for his association with the Three Tenors.
BornDecember 5, 1946
HometownBarcelona, Spain
Net worth$250 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseJutta Jäger (m 2006 - 2011) , Mercedes Pérez (m 1971 - 1992)
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Herbert Chappell: TV composer and producer who brought the Three Tenors to the world stage

  • Effortlessly at ease on all sides of the cultural divide, Herbert Chappell, who has died aged 85, was a musician, composer, conductor and filmmaker who carved out a rich career writing music for film and TV.As head of the Decca record label’s audio visual department, Chappell was the driving force behind the Three Tenors event during the 1990 Fifa World Cup in Italy, when Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras were persuaded to gather in the Baths of Caracalla, Rome, for a performance televised live to 56 countries and an estimated 800 million viewers.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Making of West Side Story
The Making of West Side Story
1h 29min
1975
Three Tenors - From Caracalla to the World
Three Tenors - From Caracalla to the World
1h 33min
2020
La Boheme
La Boheme
1h 46min
1989

Albums

Love Songs from Spain
Love Songs from Spain
2000
Amor: Opera's Great Love Songs
Amor: Opera's Great Love Songs
1998
Puccini: La bohème (Highlights)
Puccini: La bohème (Highlights)
1996
Verdi: Rigoletto
Verdi: Rigoletto
1994
Rossini: Otello
Rossini: Otello
1992
Ariel Ramirez: Misa Criolla; Navidad Nuestra
Ariel Ramirez: Misa Criolla; Navidad Nuestra
1988
Puccini: La Bohème
Puccini: La Bohème
1988
Massenet: Werther
Massenet: Werther
1986
Bizet: Carmen [Highlights]
Bizet: Carmen [Highlights]
1985
Best of José Carreras
Best of José Carreras
2010
Opera's Greatest Arias: Three Legendary Recitals
Opera's Greatest Arias: Three Legendary Recitals
2009
Legends: José Carreras
Legends: José Carreras
2009
José Carreras
José Carreras
2004
Malinconia d'Amore
Malinconia d'Amore
2002
Opera Arias
Opera Arias
2001
Around the World
Around the World
2001
Romantica
Romantica
2000
José Carreras
José Carreras
1999
Great Opera Tenors: José Carreras
Great Opera Tenors: José Carreras
1999
Verdi: Rigoletto
Verdi: Rigoletto
1999
Four Great Tenors
Four Great Tenors
1998
Zarzuela Recital
Zarzuela Recital
1997