A few of the honours awarded Caballe in the last few years.
LAZO de DAMA de ISABEL la CATOLICA
Spain's highest civilian award, presented in 1966
The GRAN TEATRO DEL LICEU Gold Medal
Presented by the Teatro del Liceo
COMMANDEUR de L'ORDRE des ARTS et des LETTRES
Presented by the government of France June 27, 1986
HONORARY AMBASSADOR for UNESCO
(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
CONCURS INTERNACIONAL de CANT MONTSERRAT CABALLE - PRINCIPAT d'ANDORRA
for details, see here
ECHO 2000 KLASSIK AWARD
Presented on October 22, 2000 in Berlin at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt.
(THANK YOU TO CLAUDIA WEBER IN GERMANY FOR THIS INFORMATION)
DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA, VALENCIA POLYTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
Invested with this honour on September 28, 1999
for information, pictures and a Caballe biography in Spanish, see here
DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA, MENDELEEV CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY (MOSCOW)
invested November, 2000 for her work on behalf of underprivileged children
and her volunteer work as cultural ambassador for UNESCO.
visit the Hola website for more information (in Spanish):
Issued by St. Kitts in honour of the Verdi
centenary; Caballe in a production of Vespri Siciliani
click on image for a larger photo.
The International Center of Flower Bulbs in Spain honoured Caballe in 1995 with a new breed of the narcissus flower, named "Montserrat Caballe"
photograph of the introduction of the flower from the official website of the International Center of Flower Bulbs in Spain