Just in: Austrian tenor, 57, dies of Covid-19RIP
The Wagnerian Heldentenor and festival organiser Peter Svensson has been found dead at home of the effects of Coronavirus.
Recruited at Vienna State Opera by Claudio Abbado in 1989, Svensson went on to sing at Prague State Opera until 2007. He also appeared internationally with a range of famous conductors.
In recent years he was artistic director of the Weinviertel Festival, which he co-founded. The festival describes him as irreplaceable.
He was discovered by his father on July 29.