Death of a Swedish nightingale, 88main
The international coloratura Margareta Hallin died today, aged 88.
After several years at the Royal Swedish Opera, she sang at Glyndebourne, Florence, Vienna, Hamburg, Moscow, Covent Garden and Copenhagen. Her last appearance was in Faust at Gävle, in 2015.
In later years she composed song-cycles, a chamber opera and incidental music for the theatre.