Sad news just in: Very sorry to report that Heather Harper CBE has died. The soprano was born in Belfast on 8 May 1930 and she passed away peacefully in her sleep 21-22 April 2019.

Her discography includes a wonderful Ravel Shéhérazade with Boulez conducting (CBS/Sony), and Richard Strauss songs with Richard Hickox (EMI/Warner). A full appreciation of Heather Harper's career will follow.

 

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