Thursday, September 3, 2009

Jussi Björling Documentary - Part 01

Tenors of the 78 R.P.M. era series.

From the Jussi Björling Museum:  Jussi Björling's total number of performances  (statistics including information about the museum's holdings connected with the performances)

In all, 2980 performances by Björling are known and dated (June 2009). Of these, 932 were given by him as a child together with his brothers Olle and Gösta and mostly also with his father David, 2048 as a tenor. (For annual numbers, see details under "More information" to the right.) This number includes opera performances (Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci on the same evening being counted as two performances), concerts, recitals, radio programmes and singing contributions of various kinds. Of the total number, 932 are complete opera performances.

Jussi Björling Documentary Part 1: