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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 Tristan und Isolde (1974), The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977) and Tristan und Isolde (1967). She was married to Bertil Niklasson. She died on December 25, 2005 in Västra Karup. See full bio »

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(1974)
(1967)
Poker Poker player's wife
(1951)

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 2004 Turandot
Principessa Turandot (voice)
 1980 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Elektra
- Elektra (1980) ... Elektra
 1977 Stjärna mot stjärna
Birgit Nilsson
 1974 Tristan und Isolde
Isolde
 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
 1951 Poker
Poker player's wife
 1945 The Happy Tailor
Daughter of Sören and Boel (uncredited)
 1944 En dotter född
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1944 Släkten är bäst
Student (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (16 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
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Warms up by singing "Der Holle Racht" from the opera "Die Zauberflote." See more »

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