Margareta Hallin

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Margareta Hallin
Margareta Hallin.jpg
As Gilda in Rigoletto at the
Malmö City Theatre in 1968
Born
Gunhild Margareta Hallin Ekerot

(1931-02-20)20 February 1931
Karlskoga, Sweden
Died9 February 2020(2020-02-09) (aged 88)
OccupationOpera singer, composer and actress
Years active1955–2020
Spouse(s)Inge Boström [sv] (1951-1956)
Bengt Ekerot

Gunhild Margareta Hallin Ekerot (20 February 1931 – 9 February 2020) was a Swedish opera singer, composer and actress.[1][2] Hallin was appointed Hovsångerska (Royal Court singer) along with Erik Saedén, in 1966, and was awarded the Jussi Björling Scholarship in 1970.

She was elected as member of the Swedish Society of Composers in 1990. In 2006, she received the Gunn Wållgren Award. Hallin was born in Karlskoga, Sweden.

Hallin died on 9 February 2020 in Stockholm at the age of 88.[3][4]

Roles[change | change source]

Plays[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

  • 1998–Från regnormarnas liv, the elderly
  • 1990–Kronbruden earth mother

References[change | change source]

  1. "Margareta Hallin (Soprano) – Short Biography". Bach Cantatas Website. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  2. Sveriges befolkning 1970 (CD-ROM v 1.04). Sveriges Släktforskarförbund. 2002.
  3. "Operasångerskan Margareta Hallin är död". SVT Nyheter (in Swedish). 9 February 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  4. "Death of a Swedish nightingale, 88". slippedisc.com. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  5. Hägglund 2011, p. 388.
  6. Szalczer 2012, p. 195.
  7. "Taklagsöl av August Strindberg" (in Swedish). Strindbergs Intima Teater. 2011. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016.

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