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Montserrat Figueras (1942–2011)

Author of El Cant de la Sibil-la I

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Montserrat Figueras i García was born in Barcelona, Spain, to a Catalan family of amateur musicians. She studied singing from an early age and also trained as an actress.

In 1974, she and her husband Jordi Savall, Lorenzo Alpert, and Hopkinson Smith formed Hespèrion XX, an early music ensemble. She and Savall became members of a newer version of that ensemble, Hespèrion XXI. They also founded the groups La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert des Nations.

She also performed and recorded regularly as a solo artist, and on occasion with her two children.
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