Cally Monrad, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Cally Monrad

Norwegian singer

Date of Birth: 31-Jul-1879

Place of Birth: Oppland, Norway

Date of Death: 23-Feb-1950

Profession: actor, writer, singer, opera singer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Cally Monrad

  • Ragnhild Caroline Monrad (31 July 1879, Gran, Oppland – 23 February 1950) was a Norwegian singer, actress and poet.
  • She studied singing in Dresden, stayed in Berlin for a long time, toured with Edvard Grieg, performed for King Oscar II, Haakon VII and Emperor William II.
  • She was a very popular opera singer in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Germany.
  • She ended up as a member of the Nazi party Nasjonal Samling, and was theatre director at Det Norske Teatret from 1942 to 1945, during the German occupation of Norway.
  • She was sentenced to one year imprisonment in 1947.Cally Monrad is the sister of the painter Julie Gjessing (borned Julie Monrad).

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