Death of a British influence in Sweden

The death has been announced of the Swedish-British singer Dorothy Irving, at 91 years old.

Dorothy studied the cello at the Royal Academy of Music 1939-41, followed by private voice studies with Lotte Lehmann. She specialised in Lieder, performing with the pianist Erik Werba.

As professor of singing at the conservatory in Malmö she taught generations of Swedish professionals.

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