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Kiri Te Kanawa, 1971 (2nd of 3)

Kiri Te Kanawa, 1971

Kiri Te Kanawa is shown playing the Countess in the 1971 Covent Garden production of Mozart's opera Le nozze di Figaro (The marriage of Figaro). She became an international operatic sensation after making her debut in this role.

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Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Operatic superstars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014