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Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa studied voice in New Zealand, where she was a popular singer as a teenager. She enrolled in the London Opera Center in 1966, and had her Covent Garden debut 1 December 1971. Although her acting ability is highly regarded on the operatic stage, she has made few theatrical films. See full bio »

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 2013 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Dame Nellie Melba
- Episode #4.3 (2013) ... Dame Nellie Melba
 1982-1995 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Amelia Grimaldi / Arabella / Rosalinde / ...
- Simon Boccanegra (1995) ... Amelia Grimaldi
- Arabella (1994) ... Arabella
- Die Fledermaus (1986) ... Rosalinde
- Der Rosenkavalier (1982) ... Princess von Werdenberg
 1993 Capriccio (TV Movie)
The Countess
 1993 Great Performances (TV Series)
Alcina
- The Sorceress (1993) ... Alcina
 1992 Otello (TV Movie)
Desdemona
 1991 Simon Boccanegra (TV Movie)
Amelia
 1991 Meeting Venus
Elisabeth (Tannhäuser highlights performed by) (voice)
 1984 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie)
Rosalinde
 1983 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie)
Manon Lescaut
 1982 Otello (TV Movie)
Desdemona
 1982 Tosca (TV Movie)
Tosca
 1980 La Bohème (TV Movie)
Mimì
 1964 Runaway Killer
Isobel Wharewera
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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
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I am a quiet, conservative person who was born to sing. See more »

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Wrote a children's book of Maori folktales. See more »

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