Montserrat Figueras (1942-2011)

Montserrat Figueras

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Mrs Montserrat Figuerras, UNESCO Artist for Peace

Distinguished singer and musician, the Spanish soprano Montserrat Figueras developed, along with her husband, the famous viola da gambist Jordi Savall, also an Artist for Peace, a very personal and distinctive approach to interpreting early vocal music. Mrs Figueras gave a memorable performance after the inaugural meeting of the High Panel on Peace and Dialogue among Cultures held at UNESCO Headquarters on February 18, 2010 and marking the official launch of the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures.

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