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.


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