Montserrat Caballé (1933-2018)

Montserrat Caballé, legendary opera singer and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, supported numerous UNESCO projects and activities in favor of children in need.

Montserrat Caballé used her talent to raise public awareness on numerous causes, including the fight against AIDS in the framework of the World Foundation for Research and Prevention of AIDS founded by Professor Luc Montagnier.

Montserrat Caballé was designated as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador on 22 April 1994 in recognition of her dedication to the ideals and aims of the Organization. In this capacity, she was committed to the defense of children in need in Somalia, Guatemala, Bosnia Herzegovina, and many other countries. She also performed at UNESCO Headquarters on the occasion of major events such as the Félix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize Award ceremony.

Montserrat Caballé passed away on 6 October 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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