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Birgit Nilsson
Birth: May 17, 1918
Vastra Karup
Båstads kommun
Skåne län, Sweden
Death: Dec. 25, 2005
Bjarlov
Kristianstads kommun
Skåne län, Sweden

Opera Singer. A native of Vastra Karup, Sweden, she was born Marta Birgit Svensson. Known as one of the greatest Wagnerian sopranos, her most famous role was that of 'Isolde' in Richard Wagner's "Tristan And Isolde," a song she sang at her debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1959. She made her stage debut in 1946 at the Stockholm Royal Opera and continued to perform until she retired in the 1980s. (bio by: K) 

Cause of death: Heart and kidney failure
 
Burial:
Västra Karups kyrkogård
Bastad
Båstads kommun
Skåne län, Sweden
Plot: Next to her parents
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jan 11, 2006
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Birgit Nilsson
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Birgit Nilsson
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Birgit Nilsson
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