Manuela Trasobares

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Manuela Trasobares
Born (1962-08-28) 28 August 1962 (age 60)
Known forPainting, Politician

Manuela Trasobares Haro (born 28 August 1955) is a Spanish artist, operatic mezzo-soprano, and politician.

Trasobares was born in Figueres in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. She studied fine arts at the Facultat de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi of University of Barcelona, painting and sculpture in the ateliers Massana and Leonardo da Vinci in Barcelona and bel canto in the Conservatory of Sofia. She has performed in operas at the Liceu in Barcelona, La Scala, and the Palau de la Música de València.[1]

She has also directed opera shows and her works as a sculptor and as a painter have a clear surrealist influence.

As a politician and trans woman,[2] she is the first Spanish transsexual town councilor in Geldo with the political party Acción Republicana Democrática Española (Spanish Democratic Republican Action).[3]


  1. ^ ""MANUELA TRASOBARES "". Opera Arias.
  2. ^ "Manuela Trasobares, la primera edil transexual de España". El Periódico de Aragón. 31 May 2007. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Spain local election sees first transsexual woman as councillor". Typically Spanish. May 30, 2007. Archived from the original on August 8, 2007. Retrieved July 20, 2007.

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