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Aïno Ackté

(1876—1944)


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(b Helsinki, Finland, 1876; d Nummela, 1944). Finn. soprano. Début Paris Opéra 1897 as Marguérite in Faust. NY Met 1904; London 1907. First London Salome (1910), a role in which she won special acclaim. Dir., Finn. Nat. Opera, 1938–9.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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