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Gedda, Nicolai

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingGedda, Nicolai
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Variant(s)Gedda, Nikolaĭ
Гедда, Николай
Gedda, N. (Nicolai)
Ustinoff, Nicolai Harry Gustaf
Ustinov, Nicolai Harry Gustav
Gädda, Harry Gustaf Nikolai
Ustinoff, Nikolai
Biography/History noteNicolai Gedda was a Swedish tenor.
Associated countrySweden
Birth date1925-07-11
Death date2017-01-08
Place of birthStockholm (Sweden)
Place of deathTolochenaz (Switzerland)
Field of activityOpera
Profession or occupationTenors (Singers)
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inGounod, C. F. Faust ...
Svensk operaantologi. Sida 12 [SR] 1976: label (N. Gedda) notes (Nicolai Gedda)
Romansy = Romances, 1981: label, container (Николай Гедда = Nikolaĭ Gedda; Nicolai Gedda [in rom.]; tenor)
Grove music online, May 3, 2013 (Gedda (Ustinoff), Nicolai (Harry Gustaf); born Stockholm, July 11, 1925); Swedish tenor)
Baker, centennial edition (Gedda (real name, Ustinov), Nicolai (Harry Gustav))
New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 13, 2017 (in obituary published Feb. 10: Nicolai Gedda; b. July 11, 1925, Stockholm; christened Harry Gustaf Nikolai Gädda; raised by his father's sister, who married Michail Ustinoff; the child became known as Nikolai Ustinoff; adopted the name Nicolai Gedda early in his career; d. Jan. 8, Tolochenaz, Switzerland, aged 91; Swedish singer who rose from an impoverished childhood and a youthful career as a bank clerk to become one of the most celebrated tenors of the 20th century; ubiquitous on recordings and in the world's foremost opera houses and concert halls)
Associated languageswe