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Ingvar Wixell

Name:Karl Gustaf Ingvar Wixel
Born:7-5-1931
Nationality:Swedish
   
National Finals:Melodifestivalen 1965
ESC Entries:Absent friend (1965)
   
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Biography

Ingvar Wixell was a Swedish baritone who had an active international career in operas and concerts . He made his debut in Gävle in 1952. He made his British debut during the Royal Swedish Opera’s visit to the Edinburgh International Festival in 1959. In America he appeared at Chicago Lyric Opera (Belcore, 1967) and the Metropolitan Opera (Rigoletto, 1973). He was active from 1955 to 2003.

Ingvar Wixell died on October 8, 2011aged 80

Entries

Country:Sweden
Year:1965
Language:English
   
Artist:Ingvar Wixell
Song:Absent friend
Lyrics:Alf Henriksson
Composer(s):Dag Wirén
Conductor:William Lind
   
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Points:6
Position:10
Running order:10
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