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José Carreras


Josep Maria Carreras i Coll was born on December 5, 1946, in Barcelona, Spain. His father was the owner of a small chemical plant. Young Carreras showed early interest in music after seeing Mario Lanza in the film The Great Caruso (1951) at the age of 6. He gave his first public performance on the Spanish National Radio at the age of 8. At that ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bats
Bats Soundtrack
(1999)
Romanza final (Gayarre)
Romanza final (Gayarre) Julián Gayarre
(1986)
La Bohème
La Bohème La voce di Rodolfo
(1988)
Combien tu m'aimes?
Combien tu m'aimes? Soundtrack
(2005)

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 2015 Zauberhafte Weihnacht im Land der 'Stillen Nacht' (TV Movie) (performer: "White Christmas")
 2014 Udo Jürgens - Mitten im Leben (TV Movie) (performer: "Mein größter Wunsch")
 2014 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.17 (2014) ... (performer: "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée" - as Josep Carreras)
 2013 Once Upon a Time... (Video short) (performer: "Ah! finalmente!")
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Boig per tu (2010) ... (performer: "Boig per tu" - as Josep Carreras)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Sporting Anthems (2010) ... (performer: "Amigos Para Siempre" - as Jose Carreras)
 2007-2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #4.14 (2010) ... (performer: "Granada" - as Josep Carreras)
- Episode #4.12 (2009) ... (performer: "El noi de la mare" - as Josep Carreras)
- Episode #3.32 (2009) ... (performer: "Be My Love" - as Josep Carreras)
- Episode #2.36 (2008) ... (performer: "Brindis" - as Josep Carreras)
- Episode #2.10 (2007) ... (performer: "La donna è mobile" - as Josep Carreras)
 2009 50 años de (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Una periodista de a pie (2009) ... (performer: "Friends for Life (Amigos para siempre)")
 2009 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Age of Dissonance (2009) ... (performer: "Carmen Act 2: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée" - uncredited)
 2008 1 quart de 3 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (performer: "Friends for Life" - as Josep Carreras)
 2007 José Carreras - Energia (Video) (performer: "Herido de amor", "Pomba Branca", "'Na sera 'e maggio", "La Joia", "Un núvol blanc", "Amor Particular", "Mon enfance", "La chanson des vieux amants", "Haja o que Houver", "Passione", "Mandulinata a Napule")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.26 (2007) ... (performer: "Granada")
 2007 La nit al dia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.158 (2007) ... (performer: "Memory")
 2006 Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection (Video) (performer: "Amigos para siempre")
 2005 Combien tu m'aimes? (performer: "La Battaglia Di Legnano - Act III: Fra Queste Dense Tenebre & Campioni Della Morte" Composed by nm0006333)
 2002 Terra Speranza (TV Series) (performer: "Amore Perduto")
 2001 Grand Theft Auto III (Video Game) (performer: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" - uncredited)
 2000 Freddie Mercury, the Untold Story (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Che v' agita cosi?")
 1999 The Three Tenors Christmas (TV Special) (performer: "White Christmas", "Let It Snow", "O Tannembaum", "Ay! Para Navidad", "Carol of the Drum" (aka "The Little Drummer Boy"), "Ave Maria, dolce Maria", "Wiegenlied", "Jingle Bells", "La Virgen lava pañales")
 1999 Bats (performer: "Excerpts from 'Lucia Di Lammermoor'")
 1998 Three Tenors '98 World Cup Paris (TV Special) (performer: "Lo Conosco un Giardino", "T'estimo", "Sous le Ciel de Paris", "Solamente Una Vez", "Maria, Mari", "Torero Quiero", "Parlami d'Amore", "Tu, Ca Nun Chiagne", "Manha de Carnaval", "Ti Voglio Tanto Bene", "Voce 'e Notte/Quiero Desterrar de Tu Pecho el Temor", "Caruso", "Intenditi con Dio", "'O surdato 'nnammurato", "Ay, ay, ay", "Lolita", "You'll Never Walk Alone")
 1997 Hoodlum (performer: "E Lucevon Le Stelle")
 1994 Only You (performer: "Libiamo Ne' Lieti Calici" - as José Carreras)
 1994 The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 (TV Special) (performer: "O Souverain! Ô Juge! Ô Père!", "With a Song in my Heart", "My Way", "Moon River", "Singin' in the Rain", "Tu, ca nun chiagne", "E lucevan le stelle", "America", "All I Ask of You", "Funiculì Funiculà", "Sous les Ponts de Paris", "Aquarela do Brasil", "Marechiare", "Lippen Schweigen")
 1992 A Christmas Celebration: Send Round the Song (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Misericordia")
 1992 Cerimònia de clausura jocs olímpics Barcelona '92 (TV Movie) (performer: "Friends for Life (Amigos para siempre)")
 1992 Cerimònia d'inauguració jocs olímpics Barcelona '92 (TV Movie) (performer: "Himno a la alegría" - as Josep Carreras)
 1990 Carreras Domingo Pavarotti in Concert (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "E La Solita Storia (Lamento di Federico)", "Core 'Ngrato", "Granada", "L'Improvviso (Un Di All'azzurro Spazio)", "La Vie en Rose", "Memory (from 'Cats') /Ochi Tchorniye / Caminto", "Mattinata / Wien, Wien, Nur Du Allein / Amapola / 'O Sole Mio")
 1985 Wurlitzer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (performer: "Maria")
 1984 United Nations Day Concert (TV Movie) (performer: "La Vida Breve" (complete opera, performed in concert))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Freixenet wine. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Josep Carreras | Die drei Tenöre

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Was the subject of a running joke on the Seinfeld (1989) episode Seinfeld: The Doll (1996) where the characters can only remember the names of his colleagues, Domingo and Pavarotti, but because Carreras' name escapes them, they refer to him as "the other guy.". See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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