Birgit Finnilä

(b. 1931)

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(b Falkenberg, Swed., 1931).

Swed. contralto. Exponent of Wagner, Mahler, Brahms, etc. Prof. début Göteborg 1963. Opera début Göteborg 1967 as Gluck's Orpheus. Sang Erda in Ring at Salzburg Easter Fests. 1973 and 1974. Paris début 1976; Amer. début, NY 1979; NY Met 1981.

Subjects: Opera.

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