Nicolai Gedda

Real Name:
Harry Gustaf Nikolaj Gädda
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Swedish operatic tenor, born 11 July 1925 in Stockholm, Sweden; died 8 January 2017.

He was involved in all the major opera houses in the world, including La Scala in Milan, Covent Garden in London, the Metropolitan in New York and the Paris Opera. In recent years he toured Russia and was greeted by standing ovations. He mastered six languages more or less fluently. In addition to his engagements at the various opera houses, he sang in churches all over Sweden. His biography has been translated into both English and German.
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3500 C Mass In B Minor — Nicolai Gedda Bach*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Marga Höffgen, Nicolai Gedda, Heinz Rehfuss, Chorus* And Orchestra Of The Society Of The Friends Of Music* Conducted By Herbert von Karajan Bach*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Marga Höffgen, Nicolai Gedda, Heinz Rehfuss, Chorus* And Orchestra Of The Society Of The Friends Of Music* Conducted By Herbert von Karajan - Mass In B Minor (Album) Angel Records, Angel Records, Angel Records 3500 C US 1953 Sell This Version
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LM-6400 Faust — Nicolai Gedda Gounod* - De Los Angeles*Gedda*Christoff*Orchestra Of The Théâtre National De L'Opera* And Chorus Of The Théâtre National De L'Opera*, André Cluytens Gounod* - De Los Angeles*Gedda*Christoff*Orchestra Of The Théâtre National De L'Opera* And Chorus Of The Théâtre National De L'Opera*, André Cluytens - Faust (Album) La Voix De Son Maître, La Voix De Son Maître, La Voix De Son Maître, La Voix De Son Maître LM-6400 Canada 1953 Sell This Version
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3507 B Das Land Des Lächelns - Gesamtaufnahme — Nicolai Gedda Elisabeth Schwarzkopf / Erich Kunz / Nicolai Gedda / Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus* Conducted By Otto Ackermann In Lehar's* Elisabeth Schwarzkopf / Erich Kunz / Nicolai Gedda / Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus* Conducted By Otto Ackermann In Lehar's* - Das Land Des Lächelns - Gesamtaufnahme (Album) Dacapo (2), EMI Electrola 3507 B US 1954 Sell This Version
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ANG.35263 Die Fledermaus — Nicolai Gedda Johann Strauss*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Karajan*, Schwarzkopf*, Gedda*, Streich*, Kunz* Johann Strauss*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Karajan*, Schwarzkopf*, Gedda*, Streich*, Kunz* - Die Fledermaus (Album) Angel Records ANG.35263 Canada 1955 Sell This Version
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Angel 3530 B /L Eine Nacht In Venedig (Compleet) — Nicolai Gedda Johann Strauss Jr., Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Karl Dönch, Emmy Loose, Hanna Ludwig, Peter Klein (2), Otto Ackermann Johann Strauss Jr., Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Karl Dönch, Emmy Loose, Hanna Ludwig, Peter Klein (2), Otto Ackermann - Eine Nacht In Venedig (Compleet) (Album) Angel Records Angel 3530 B /L UK 1955 Sell This Version
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LALP 155 A Recital Of Operatic Arias — Nicolai Gedda Nicolai Gedda, Orquesta Filarmonia* Direccion Alceo Galliera Nicolai Gedda, Orquesta Filarmonia* Direccion Alceo Galliera - A Recital Of Operatic Arias Columbia, Columbia LALP 155 Spain 1955 Sell This Version
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33CX 1226 Arabella (Großer Querschnitt) — Nicolai Gedda Richard Strauss, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Josef Metternich, Nicolai Gedda, Walter Berry, Harald Pröglhöf*, Murray Dickie, Theodor Schlott, Philharmonia Orchestra, Lovro Von Matacic Richard Strauss, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Josef Metternich, Nicolai Gedda, Walter Berry, Harald Pröglhöf*, Murray Dickie, Theodor Schlott, Philharmonia Orchestra, Lovro Von Matacic - Arabella (Großer Querschnitt) Columbia 33CX 1226 UK 1955 Sell This Version
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ANGEL 3523 C/L Madama Butterfly — Nicolai Gedda Giacomo Puccini, Maria Meneghini Callas*, Nicolai Gedda, Luisa Villa, Mario Borriello, Herbert Von Karajan, Teatro Alla Scala Giacomo Puccini, Maria Meneghini Callas*, Nicolai Gedda, Luisa Villa, Mario Borriello, Herbert Von Karajan, Teatro Alla Scala - Madama Butterfly (Album, Comp) Angel Records ANGEL 3523 C/L Canada 1955 Sell This Version
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Angel 3535 (5S) /L Il Turco In Italia — Nicolai Gedda Rossini* - Maria Callas, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Jolanda Gardino, Franco Calabrese, Mariano Stabile, Coro* E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Gianandrea Gavazzeni Rossini* - Maria Callas, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Jolanda Gardino, Franco Calabrese, Mariano Stabile, Coro* E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Gianandrea Gavazzeni - Il Turco In Italia (Album) Columbia, Columbia Angel 3535 (5S) /L US 1955 Sell This Version
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2C181-00427/8 La Chauve-Souris — Nicolai Gedda Johann Strauss*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Herbert von Karajan, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nicolai Gedda, Rita Streich, Erich Kunz Johann Strauss*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Herbert von Karajan, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nicolai Gedda, Rita Streich, Erich Kunz - La Chauve-Souris(2xLP, Album, Mono + 2xLP, Album, Mono) Les Gémeaux 2C181-00427/8 France 1955 Sell This Version
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33CX 1520, 33CX 1521 Orphee — Nicolai Gedda Christoph Willibald Gluck, Nicolai Gedda, Janine Micheau, Liliane Berton, Louis De Froment, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire Christoph Willibald Gluck, Nicolai Gedda, Janine Micheau, Liliane Berton, Louis De Froment, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire - Orphee (Album) Pathé 33CX 1520, 33CX 1521 UK 1957 Sell This Version
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LM-1825, LM 1825 Faust (Extraits) — Nicolai Gedda Gounod* - De Los Angeles*Gedda*Christoff*Orchestra* And Chorus Of The Théâtre National De L'Opera*, André Cluytens Gounod* - De Los Angeles*Gedda*Christoff*Orchestra* And Chorus Of The Théâtre National De L'Opera*, André Cluytens - Faust (Extraits) (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1825, LM 1825 US 1957 Sell This Version
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RL 3023 Die Fledermaus (Großer Querschnitt) — Nicolai Gedda Johann Strauss*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Rita Streich, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Karl Dönch, Helmut Krebs, Rudolf Christ, Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus*, Herbert von Karajan Johann Strauss*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Rita Streich, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Karl Dönch, Helmut Krebs, Rudolf Christ, Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus*, Herbert von Karajan - Die Fledermaus (Großer Querschnitt) (Album) Dacapo (2) RL 3023 Japan 1958 Sell This Version
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3566 B/L Der Zigeunerbaron (Compleet) — Nicolai Gedda Johann Strauss*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Erika Köth, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus* Johann Strauss*, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Erika Köth, Nicolai Gedda, Erich Kunz, Philharmonia Orchestra And Chorus* - Der Zigeunerbaron (Compleet) (Album) Angel Records 3566 B/L US 1958 Sell This Version
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FCX 686 Mozart* / Nicolai Gedda, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, André Cluytens Mozart* / Nicolai Gedda, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, André Cluytens - Arias(LP) Columbia Records FCX 686 France 1958 Sell This Version
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C 90 917 Singt Arian Von Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Nicolai Gedda Mozart* / Nicolai Gedda Mozart* / Nicolai Gedda - Singt Arian Von Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart(LP) Columbia Records C 90 917 Germany 1958 Sell This Version
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FALP 505 À 507 A Life For The Tsar — Nicolai Gedda Glinka* / Teresa Stich Randall*, Melanie Bugarinovitch*, Nicolaï Gedda*, Boris Christoff, Artistes, Chœurs De L'Opéra De Belgrade* , Chef Des Chœurs Oscar Danon*, Orchestre De L'association Des Concerts Lamoureux*, Igor Markevitch Glinka* / Teresa Stich Randall*, Melanie Bugarinovitch*, Nicolaï Gedda*, Boris Christoff, Artistes, Chœurs De L'Opéra De Belgrade* , Chef Des Chœurs Oscar Danon*, Orchestre De L'association Des Concerts Lamoureux*, Igor Markevitch - A Life For The Tsar (Album) La Voix de Son Maître FALP 505 À 507 France 1959 Sell This Version
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3580 C/L Capriccio — Nicolai Gedda Richard Strauss - Wolfgang Sawallisch, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eberhard Wächter, Nicolai Gedda, Hans Hotter, Christa Ludwig, Karl Schmitt-Walter Richard Strauss - Wolfgang Sawallisch, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eberhard Wächter, Nicolai Gedda, Hans Hotter, Christa Ludwig, Karl Schmitt-Walter - Capriccio (Album) Angel Records 3580 C/L US 1959 Sell This Version
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ASD 307-10 Faust — Nicolai Gedda Gounod* - Victoria De Los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda, Boris Christoff, André Cluytens Gounod* - Victoria De Los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda, Boris Christoff, André Cluytens - Faust (Album) His Master's Voice ASD 307-10 UK 1959 Sell This Version
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3-CBX 375 Missa Solemnis D-dur Op. 123 — Nicolai Gedda Beethoven* - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Zaccaria, Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert Von Karajan Beethoven* - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Zaccaria, Singverein Der Gesellschaft Der Musikfreunde*, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert Von Karajan - Missa Solemnis D-dur Op. 123 (Album) Angel Records 3-CBX 375 Brazil 1959 Sell This Version
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ASD 590, ASD.590 Carmen Highlights — Nicolai Gedda Bizet*, Victoria de Los Angeles*, Nicolaï Gedda*, Janine Micheau, Ernest Blanc, Sir Thomas Beecham Bizet*, Victoria de Los Angeles*, Nicolaï Gedda*, Janine Micheau, Ernest Blanc, Sir Thomas Beecham - Carmen Highlights (Album, Comp) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice ASD 590, ASD.590 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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GCR-7207 Carmen — Nicolai Gedda Bizet*, Victoria De Los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda, Ernest Blanc, Janine Micheau, Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion France*, Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart., C.H.* Bizet*, Victoria De Los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda, Ernest Blanc, Janine Micheau, Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion France*, Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart., C.H.* - Carmen (Album) La Voix De Son Maître GCR-7207 US 1960 Sell This Version
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FCX 866/867 Les Pecheurs De Perles + Ivan IV (extraits) — Nicolai Gedda Bizet* - Janine Micheau, Nicolaї Gedda*, Ernest Blanc, Jacques Mars, Chœurs* Et Orchestre Du Théâtre National De L'Opéra-Comique, Pierre Dervaux (2) Bizet* - Janine Micheau, Nicolaї Gedda*, Ernest Blanc, Jacques Mars, Chœurs* Et Orchestre Du Théâtre National De L'Opéra-Comique, Pierre Dervaux (2) - Les Pecheurs De Perles + Ivan IV (extraits) (Album) Columbia FCX 866/867 France 1961 Sell This Version
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ASDF 231 Iphigénie En Tauride - Highlights — Nicolai Gedda Gluck*, Rita Gorr, Ernest Blanc, Nicolai Gedda, Louis Quilico, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Georges Prêtre Gluck*, Rita Gorr, Ernest Blanc, Nicolai Gedda, Louis Quilico, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Georges Prêtre - Iphigénie En Tauride - Highlights (Album) La Voix De Son Maître ASDF 231 France 1961 Sell This Version
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HQS 1027 Lakmé (Extraits) — Nicolai Gedda Gianna D'Angelo, Jane Berbié, Nicolai Gedda, Ernest Blanc Gianna D'Angelo, Jane Berbié, Nicolai Gedda, Ernest Blanc - Lakmé (Extraits) (Album) Pathé HQS 1027 UK 1962 Sell This Version