Monday, May 5, 2008

Nilsson, Birgit

(1918- ) Swedish soprano, studied at the Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm. made her debut in 1946 at the Royal Opera at Glyedebourne. Sang in Munich, Bayreuth, San Francisco, and Met ropolitan Opera, widely regarded as the finest Wagnerian soprano of her time, she retired from the stage in 1984.

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