Caterina Ligendza

(b. 1937)

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(b Stockholm, 1937).

Swed. soprano. Opera début Linz 1965 (Countess in Le nozze di Figaro). Saarbrucken Opera 1966–9; Deutsche Opera, Berlin, 1970–88. Became notable for Wagner roles. Salzburg Easter Fest. 1969; La Scala 1970; Bayreuth Fest. 1971–7; NY Met 1971; CG début 1972; Vienna 1973. Retired from stage 1988.

Subjects: Music.

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