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Kerstin Meyer

(b. 1928)


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(b Stockholm, 1928).

Swedish mezzo‐soprano. Début Stockholm 1952 (Azucena in Il trovatore). Guest singer in opera Vienna, Venice, Hamburg, Berlin, from 1956. Sang in Eng. from 1960. Débuts: Salzburg Fest. 1957; CG 1960; NY Met 1960; Glyndebourne 1961; Bayreuth 1962. Striking singing‐actress, notably in modern operas. Dir., Stockholm opera sch. from 1984. Hon. CBE 1985.

Subjects: Opera.


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