Sunday, June 22, 2008

Flagstad, Kirsten


(1895-1962), Norwegian soprano, studied voice from her mother in Oslo and at Stockholm , debut at the Oslo opera in 1913. Sang operetta and opera, 1919-32, with Mayol Theater and National Theater of Oslo. Toured France and Finland. Engaged at Bayreuth in 1932, then sang in NY Met, London, Australia and Vienna. Served as director of the Oslo opera, 1958-60.

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