She was young and determined to succeed. Soon her career took off. The greatest opera houses in the world became Trnina’s stage. Metropolitan Opera in New York, Royal Opera House in London, State Opera in Munich, Milka Trnina conquered the opera world. Her soprano voice delighted the crowds. Giacomo Puccini, author of Tosca, witnessed her performance and claimed that no one ever sung Tosca better than her.
Interestingly, the story says that a huge admirer of Trnina was Carl Russ-Suchard, a chocolate manufacturer who named the world famous purple chocolate Milka after her. So next time you enjoy a piece of chocolate, remember that being persistent in what you love is the best way to fulfill your dreams. Just like Milka Trnina did!