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Birgit Nilsson (II) (1918–2005)


Birgit Nilsson was born on May 17, 1918 in Västra Karup, Skåne län, Sweden as Martha Birgit Nilsson. She was an actress, known for Wiener Festwochen 1962 - Erstes Sonderkonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (1962), Tristan und Isolde (1974) and L'équipier (2004). She was married to Bertil Niklasson. She died on December 25, 2005 in Västra Karup. See full bio »

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Known For

Tristan und Isolde
(1974)
L'équipier
L'équipier Soundtrack
(2004)
Odyssey of Life
Odyssey of Life Herself - segment "The Photographer's Secrets", opera singer
(1996)

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 1980 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Elektra
- Elektra (1980) ... Elektra
 1977 Stjärna mot stjärna
Birgit Nilsson
 1967 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie)
Isolde
 1965 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary)
Brünnhilde
- The Golden Ring (1965) ... Brünnhilde
 1961 Romanticism in Music (TV Movie)
Soprano
 1945 The Happy Tailor
Singer
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The Swedish government issued a postage stamp showing her as Turandot. She also received the Ilis Quorum medal which is the highest honor given to a Swedish citizen. See more »

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