Birgit Nilsson



Age: 87


Summary: Swedish legendary Wagnerian opera soprano who became renowned in the world's great opera houses for her dazzling voice and among colleagues for her playful sense of humor, who was one of the world's top Wagnerian sopranos, who reigned supreme at the world's opera houses during her career and astounded audiences in live performance with the unforced power of her voice.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: May 17, 1918


Died: December 25, 2005


Location: Vastra Karup, Sweden