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The Operatic Note: Birgit Nilsson Depicted on Riksbank Sweden's 500 Kronor Banknote Performing Wagner's 'Die Walküre'

The Operatic Note: Birgit Nilsson Depicted on Riksbank Sweden's 500 Kronor Banknote Performing Wagner's 'Die Walküre' >>

The late great Wagnerian soprano, Birgit Nilsson, has been able to hit all the right notes. And now, Sweden's central bank, Sverigis Riksbank, has unveiled the finished artwork for its new series of banknotes. Nilsson will be worth 500 kronor from Oct. 2015 on.

[PHOTOS] Sweden's Ice Orchestra Plays on String Instruments Carved from Ice

Frozen Warnings: Swedish Ice Orchestra of Luleå Chillingly Performs on Tim Linhart's Instruments [PHOTOS] >>

Tim Linhart of Luleå, Sweden creates violins, celli, guitars and marimbas out of ice each year for his Ice Music concerts.

Sweden's Ice Orchestra Plays Bach on Frozen Instruments Made from Sculptor Tim Linhart

Sweden's Ice Orchestra Plays Bach on Frozen Instruments Made by Sculptor Tim Linhart >>

Just outside of Luleå, Sweden, an Ice Orchestra made up of violins, celli and basses performs in a concert hall made entirely of ice.

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