Concert at the tennis stadium in Båstad, 1964. Photografer unknown.

Birgit Nilsson reads from her autobiography "La Nilsson"

In 1995, Birgit Nilsson published her memoirs ”La Nilsson”. Later her book was also issued as a CD, with Birgit herself narrating. Here you can listen to a passage from the book, in Birgit’s unique speaking voice (in Swedish). This clip from La Nilsson is presented with the kind permission of Bonnier Audio.

Birgit talar om sin röst


Birgit hosted the popular radio programme "Sommar" two times, on August 27, 1982 and on July 13, 2003. The programme is in Swedish.

Birgit Nilsson "Recital"

Below you can listen to Birgit Nilsson, accompanied by Lars Roos, from a live recording at Ettlingen Palace, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1976.

G Puccini: Tosca- Vissi d'arte (3.30 min.)

R. Wagner: Der Engel (2.48 min.)

K. Szymanosky: Wien, Wien, nur Du allein (2.47 min.)