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Google Doodle Celebrates La Superba

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 Google Doodle, is celebrating the life of Montserrat Caballe

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MarĂ­a de Montserrat Bibiana Concepcion Caballe i Folch was born on April 12, 1933, in Barcelona, Spain

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The Spanish operatic soprano was known as Montserrat Caballe and her nickname La Superba

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In 1965 she made her debut in the US at Carnegie Hall in New York City

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She was known internationally and reached opera stardom during her lifetime

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Her name became known among non-classical fans in 1987

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She duetted with Queen frontman Freddie Mercury on the song Barcelona

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It went on to become the anthem for the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992

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Google is honoring Caballe with her own Google Doodle to celebrate the singer's 89th birthday