José Carreras

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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
La Bohème La voce di Rodolfo
Romanza final (Gayarre) Julián Gayarre
The Metropolitan Opera Presents Don José / Rodolfo


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 2012 Assassinio nella cattedrale (Video)
Special Appereance
 2009 Verdi: Requiem (TV Movie)
 1993/II Fedora (TV Movie)
 1993 Stiffelio (TV Movie)
 1989/I Medea (TV Movie)
 1988 La Bohème
La voce di Rodolfo (singing voice)
 1987 Top Kids (TV Movie)
Enrico Caruso
 1982-1987 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Don José / Rodolfo
- Carmen (1987) ... Don José
- La Bohème (1982) ... Rodolfo
 1986 Romanza final (Gayarre)
Julián Gayarre
 1986 Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos (TV Movie)
Don Carlos, Infante of Spain
 1985 Hérodiade (TV Movie)
 1985/II Andrea Chénier (TV Movie)
Andrea Chenier
 1984 I lombardi alla prima crociata (TV Movie)
 1984 Turandot (TV Movie)
Kalaf, sein Sohn
 1982 Lucia di Lammermoor (TV Movie)
Sir Edogardo di Raveswood
 1981 Le bal masqué (TV Movie)
Ricardo / Gustave III
 1981 La Tosca (TV Movie)
Mario Cavaradossi
 1978 La forza del destino (TV Movie)
Don Alvaro
 1976 Adriana Lecouvreur (TV Movie)
 1973 Verdi: Kageki 'Tubakihime' Zenkyoku (TV Movie)
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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


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Jutta Jäger  (divorced) | See more »

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Member of the famous Three Tenors together with Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti in the 1990s. See more »

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