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Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa is possibly the best-known opera singer New Zealand has produced. She left home to study in England in 1965, making her début at Covent Garden in 1971. Since then her career has taken her to the great opera houses of the world.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative life - New Zealand creativity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2023)

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