Jussi Björling

Jussi Björling

Top Songs

1
Madama Butterfly, Act 2 Scene 2: "Addio, fiorito asil" (Pinkerton, Sharpless)
2
Turandot: Nessun dorma (Act III) (1997 Remastered Version)
3
Ch'ella Mi Creda Libero E Lontano (La Fanciulla Del West: Puccini)
4
Jeanie with the light brown hair (1997 Remastered Version)
5
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba (1989 Remastered Version)

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Biography

Johann Jonatan Björling was born in Stora Tuna, Sweden, on February 5, 1911. His father, David Björling, was also a tenor. He, his father, and two brothers (Johann Olof ; and Karl Gustav made tours beginning in 1916 as the Björling Male Quartet. The three boys went by the nicknames "Jussi, Olle, and Gösta." All three brothers, and even their younger brother Karl David ("Kalle," ) had singing careers. The Björling Male Quartet toured the United States from 1919 to 1921, and then... Read more

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