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Montserrat Figueras García (15 March 1942, Barcelona, Catalonia – 23 November 2011, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Catalonia) was a Catalan soprano who specialized in early music.
Figueras was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and began studying early singing techniques together with her sister Pilar Figueras in 1966 and developed an approach and technique for singing early music which combined historical fidelity with vitality.
In 1974 she and Jordi Savall, her husband since 1968, Lorenzo Alpert and Hopkinson Smith formed Hespèrion XX, an early…
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