Her real surname was Michelsen. She was trained by Ellen Gulbranson and Mme Charles Cahier. In 1913 she made her debut in Oslo as Pamina in ‘’Zauberflöte’’. Then she appeared as a concert singer and opera singer in different Scandinavian towns and was engaged in the 1919-1921 seasons by the Komische Oper in Oslo. After appearing in the USA she was engaged in the 1927-1928 season by the Stadttheater in Kiel. In the 1928-1934 seasons she sang at the Opera House in Breslau and from 1934-1935 she was active at the Stadttheater of Dortmund. Her repertoire included Carmen, Tosca, Magda in ‘’La Rondine’’, Aida, Lady Macbeth in ‘’Macbeth’’, Salome, Octavian in ‘’Rosenkavalier’’, Martha in ‘’Tiefland’’, Kundry in ‘’Parsifal’’. At the beginning of 1930’s mostly she appeared at the concert hall.
Gramophone, Kristiania 1914-11-14
Gri-Gri (Lincke): Papa og Gri-Gri with Wingar 284272 6312ae
Gramophone, Kristiania 1914-11-18
Gri-Gri (Lincke): In my harem (Berlin) 283317 6374ae