Aino Bergö

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Aino Lillalida Bergö (commonly spelled Aino Bergo in English-language publications) (1915 – July 1944) was a Swedish ballerina, opera singer and film actress.

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Bergö studied ballet in Stockholm. She performed ballet in Berlin and Munich and starred in operettas in Vienna.[1] Bergö starred in the 1936 German film Das Frauenparadies and later relocated to England, where producer Irving Asher helped her land a starring role in Thistledown. In 1938 in Chelsea, London Bergö married Richard Fairey, the eldest son of Sir Charles Richard Fairey, an aircraft manufacturer.[2][3] They were divorced in 1943.[2]

Bergö was killed in July 1944 in a German flying bomb attack in southern England.[4] Her death was registered in Kensington, London.[5] Her services were held at the Swedish Church on Harcourt Street in London.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1938-1939 International motion picture almanac. New York: Quigley Publications Company. 1938. p. 84.
  2. ^ a b "Obituaries". Issue 49905; col E. The Times. July 11, 1944. p. 6.
  3. ^ Aino L A Bergo. General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.
  4. ^ "Aïno Fairey." Ancestry.com. England, Andrews Newspaper Index Cards, 1790-1976 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
  5. ^ "Aino L B Fairey". General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
  6. ^ a b "Aino Bergo". IMDb. Retrieved 2009-05-30.
  7. ^ Missing Believed Lost. British Film Institute.

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