Aarne Viisimaa

Vocals, Musical Artist

1898 – 1989

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Who was Aarne Viisimaa?

Aarne Viisimaa was an Estonian operatic tenor and opera director. He was notably the director of the Estonian National Opera from 1927–1944. As an opera singer, he performed such roles as Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, Lenski in Eugene Onegin, Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Tamino in The Magic Flute, and the title roles in Faust and Lohengrin among others. He is buried in the Metsakalmistu cemetery in Tallinn, Estonia.

Viisimaa was a member of the Fraternity Ugala.

His son Vello Viisimaa was an actor and also an opera singer.

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Born
Nov 25, 1898
Died
Oct 2, 1989

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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