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    How Did Teresa Berganza Die? Spanish Mezzo-Soprano, Teresa Berganza Passed Away at 89

    A well-known Spanish mezzo-soprano, Teresa Berganza Vargas sadly passed away at the age of 89. She was a performer in the world’s greatest concert halls since the 1950s. The news of her death was confirmed by Spain’s culture ministry who said,” We are very sad to learn of the death of Teresa Berganza”. The ministry also confirmed that Berganza had died on Friday, May 13, 2022. Another side, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez described her as “One of the greatest female voices in the world. Her voice, her elegance, her art will be with us forever”.

    During her career, Berganza gained a huge fan following across the world and become one of the most popular Spanish mezzo-sopranos. She was best known for her work with Rossini and Mozart. Along with this, the singer is also famed for her appearance in the leading role in Bizet’s famous opera Carmen. An official Deutsche Grammophon wrote,” We are sad to hear the news that the legendary mezzo-soprano Teressa Berganza has passed away. Join us in celebrating her life and talent by listening to his dedicated playlist”. Since the news of her death was confirmed officially, many fans took social media to express their deep condolence to her.

    How Did Teresa Berganza Die?

    It is unfortunately a heartbreaking news to hear about the passing of Berganza. She appeared as Zerlina in Joseph Losey’s Don Giovanni film in 1979. Along with this, she also participated in the opening ceremonies of Expo 92 in Seville. Born as Teresa Berganza Vargas on March 16, 1933, in Madrid, Spain. She studied piano and voice at the Madrid Royal Conservatory, voice with Lola Rodriguez Aragon, where she was awarded first prize for singing in 1954. She made her debut as Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte in 1957 at the Alx-en-Provence Festival. Along with this, she also made her debut in the same year as La Scala debut.

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    In 1959, she gave her first appearance at the Royal Opera House as Cherubino, and the following year performed there as Rosina in Rossini in Rossini’s II barbiere di Sivigilla, which became one of her signature roles. She appeared in nine motion pictures including II barbiere di Sivigilla in 1972 as ZZerlina in Joseph Losey’s Don Giovanni in 1979.

    Teresa Berganza Cause of Death?

    Well, the cause of her death has not been revealed yet but the sources are claiming that she died due to her health complications. A Twitter user, Katerina Waldersee tweeted,” A joyful memory from Seville, where the cream of Spanish singers inaugurated the Teatro de la Maestranza in May 1991. “Libiamo” from Verdi’s “La Traviata” with Teresa Berganza, Jaime Aragall, Montserrat Caballé,  @JCarrerasTenor Juan Pons, Pedro Lavirgen and @PlacidoDomingo”.

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