Virus slays an international mezzo-soprano

Virus slays an international mezzo-soprano


norman lebrecht

March 29, 2020

Friends are reporting the death from Coronavirus complications of Mabel Perelstein, an opera singer who performed in 33 countries.

Originally from Buenos Aires, she studied in Spain and sang opposite Plácido Domingo, Alfredo Kraus, José Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, Mirella Freni and many more. The composers José Luis Turina, Ignacio Yepes and José Luis Moreno worte for her.

She had been weakened by leukaemia before contracting the virus and beinh hospitalised in Madrid.

Rest her soul.



  • Patricia says:

    Pobre Mabel…..un abrazo para sus familiares y amigos

  • Zara mayne says:

    Rest in Peace So very sad

    My sincere condolences to all her family and friends

  • Sharon says:

    How old was she?