Actor Opera singer Singer

Mathé Altéry

Quick Facts

IntroFrench opera singer
A.K.A.Mathe Altery
Is Singer
Opera singer
Actor
From France
Type Film, TV, Stage, Radio
Music
Genderfemale
Birth 12 September 1927, Paris, France
Age93 years
Star signVirgo
Family
Father: Mario Altéry
Instruments:
Voice

Biography

Mathé Altéry (born Marie-Thérèse Altare, 12 September 1927) is a French soprano prominent in the 1950s and 1960s. Mathé Altéry is the daughter of French tenor Mario Altéry.

Career

Altéry was born in Paris. She began her singing career in Cherbourg-Octeville, Manche, Normandy, where her father was working at the time. After studying classical music, Altéry began as a chorister at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, in the operetta Annie du Far-West (Annie of the Wild West). In 1956, Altéry represented France in the first Eurovision Song Contest, with the song “Le temps perdu” (Lost Time). During the first contest only the winning song was announced, and so the rank of her song in unknown.