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Milanov, Zinka

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1989 AD
Nationality: Yugoslav
Categories: Singer

1906 – Born on the 17th of May in Zagreb, Austria-Hungary.

1927 – On the 29th of October, she made her operatic debut as Leonora in Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1937 – She made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera, once again as Leonora.

1947 – Milanov left the Met when she married, for the third time, Yugoslav general and diplomat Ljubomir Ili , and returned to live in her native country for several years.

1950 – She was at the peak of her artistic and vocal powers when she made her debut at the Teatro alla Scala as Tosca.

1966 – She gave her final performance. After her farewell, Milanov remained active as a teacher.

1989 – Died on the 30th of May in New York City.