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17 May 2009
Birgit Nilsson (1918–2005) was born today
Swedish super dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson (1918–2005) was born today, 91 years ago. Nilsson had the voice of a diamond, and is for many the ultimate Isolde and Brünnhilde.
Here she singing Liebestod very late in her career.
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