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Happy Birthday to Birgit Nilsson!

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Happy birthday to Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson!
(May 17, 1918 - December 25, 2005)

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Documentary:

https://youtu.be/XYTNHW60uJw

As Turandot (complete opera):

https://youtu.be/IFtwn00ufOc

As Isolde (opera with a cut I believe):

https://youtu.be/McoRns-aWQQ

As Isolde (with Vickers):

https://youtu.be/krGBq7zk0-I

Fragmented performance of apparently her last Elektra:
https://youtu.be/h-AyqaGacDA

Bell Telephone Hour videos:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...iUh7fxB326CvLr

Awesome performance of "In questa regia" with Corelli (odd video splicing):
https://youtu.be/S-GV5t5XLjg

Meeting with Corelli on TV:
https://youtu.be/E96lLxhv1co

Nilsson gets pranked on TV (partially in English, partially in Swedish?):
https://youtu.be/JmczPAoW5uk

On radio with Edward Downes and Joan Sutherland:
https://youtu.be/f-Zp36tqYe0

Interesting excerpt from Götterdämmerung:
https://youtu.be/FzGx9MP7rWM

Excerpt as Salome:
https://youtu.be/PgZFsqZBRgs

Excerpt as Dyer's wife:
https://youtu.be/a--EUov1NSk

"Vissi d'arte":
https://youtu.be/szKeRAr4TGg

"O Holy Night":
https://youtu.be/ky7yFo8vdD0

"Silent Night":
https://youtu.be/7QNMJCO3se8

Has her voice recorded on a cylinder:
https://youtu.be/6NhA1-1fj8Q

Very interesting documentary in which Nilsson puts makeup on, warms up her voice, receives a Jack-o-lantern as a gift, etc.:
https://youtu.be/tfr2FvfV_po

Birgit Nilsson Museum website:
https://www.birgitnilsson.com/en-gb/...ormationssida/

Interesting interview:
http://www.bruceduffie.com/nilsson.html
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