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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 Soundtrack
(1999)
La Bohème La voce di Rodolfo
(1988)
(2005)
Romanza final (Gayarre) Julián Gayarre
(1986)

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 2015 Zauberhafte Weihnacht im Land der 'Stillen Nacht' (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Zauberhafte Weihnacht im Land der 'Stillen Nacht' (2015) ... (performer: "White Christmas")
 2014 Udo Jürgens - Mitten im leben (TV Special) (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")
 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")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Sporting Anthems (2010) ... (performer: "Amigos Para Siempre")
 2007-2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #4.14 (2010) ... (performer: "Granada")
- Episode #4.12 (2009) ... (performer: "El noi de la mare")
- Episode #3.32 (2009) ... (performer: "Be My Love")
- Episode #2.36 (2008) ... (performer: "Brindis")
- Episode #2.10 (2007) ... (performer: "La donna è mobile")
 2009 50 años de (TV Series documentary) (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")
 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 How Much Do You Love Me? (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 Movie documentary) (performer: "Che v' agita cosi?")
 1999 Christmas in Vienna (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Three Tenors Christmas (1999) ... (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")
 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 Special) (performer: "Friends for Life (Amigos para siempre)")
 1992 Cerimònia d'inauguració jocs olímpics Barcelona '92 (TV Special) (performer: "Himno a la alegría")
 1990 Carreras Domingo Pavarotti in Concert (TV Special) (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 Viva 85 (TV Special) (performer: "Libiamo ne'lieti calici (Brindisi)", "Por el humo se sabe dónde está el fuego", "Julia")
 1984 United Nations Day Concert (TV Special) (performer: "La Vida Breve" (complete opera, performed in concert))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "What a Wonderful World". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Die drei Tenöre

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Romantically involved with a young Polish model and photographer Patrycja Woy-Wojciechowska (b. 1975). They met orginally in 1993, at Carreras' concert in Poland, and have been together since 1997. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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