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14 Jan 2006

Nilsson in Person: The Glory of the Power

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/14/arts/music/14nils.html

Birgit_Nilsson_small.jpgBy ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 14 January 2006]

When I started going to the Metropolitan Opera as a young adolescent, typically in the upper balconies or the standing-room sections, some opera goddess must have been looking out for me. I didn't really know what I was doing. Yet at my first "Bohème" the Mimi was Renata Tebaldi. My first Aida was Leontyne Price. And my first Turandot was Birgit Nilsson.

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