V2460. AULIKKI RAUTAWAARA, w.Moore, Jalas, Szalkiewicz & Raucheisen (Pfs.); w.Jalas Cond.: Songs by Sibelius, Rangström, Brahms & Wolf. (Finland) Finlandia FACD 807, recorded 1942-54. Very long out-of-print, Final Copy!
“Terttu Aulikki Rautawaara was a Finnish soprano, famous for her interpretation of works by Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius, including some of the first recordings of Sibelius made outside Scandinavia. She played the part of Countess Almaviva in Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, in the first ever opera performed at the Glyndebourne festival (1934), and continued to play a number of parts in operas staged in Glyndebourne in the 1930s. She recorded many duets with Peter Anders, among others. She also appeared in British and German films in the 1930s (e.g. the German comedy ALLES HÖRT AUF MEIN KOMMANDO. In 1945, Jean Sibelius dedicated the ’Hymn to Thaïs to her’.”