Kim Borg


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(b Helsinki, 1919; d Copenhagen, 2000).

Finn. bass and composer. Début Helsinki 1947, in opera at Åarhus 1951. NY Met début 1959. Frequent visits to USA and Eng. Roles incl. Boris Godunov, Scarpia, and Don Giovanni. Salzburg Fest. début 1956, opera 1966; Glyndebourne 1956. Recorded Elgar's Dream of Gerontius with Barbirolli. Prof., RAM, Denmark, from 1972. Comp. songs.

Subjects: Opera.

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