Teresa Berganza Vargas OAXS was a mezzo-soprano from Spain.
She is most known for her parts in Rossini’s Rosina and La Cenerentola, and subsequently in Bizet’s Carmen, and is acclaimed for her technical brilliance, musical acumen, and seductive stage presence.
She was 89.
Teresa Berganza cause of death
In a statement to the daily El Pas, her relatives confirmed her death.
Ms. Berganza was a striking figure with flashing black eyes who was hailed as a coloratura mezzo and contralto with a vocal register that was warm at the lower end and fluid at the higher end.
Teresa Berganza husband and children
At the Madrid Conservatory, Ms. Berganza met her first husband, Félix Lavilla.
Teresa, Javier, and Cecilia were their three children, but their marriage terminated after two decades.
Ms. Berganza sought spiritual direction from José Rifá. He left the clergy to marry her, and he addressed himself as Mr. Berganza. After ten years, they divorced.
Teresa Berganza net worth
She was worth 4 to 5 million dollars.
Her extensive concert repertoire comprised German lieder, French and Italian art songs, and, most notably, Spanish music; zarzuelas, arias, and Gypsy ballads, which she persistently promoted.
When Teresa Berganza funeral?
Teresa Berganza’s funeral is yet to be held as of 2022.