Late Opera Star Honoured With Top Music Prize
Late opera star BIRGIT NILSSON is to be honoured with a new music prize.
The inaugural Nilsson Classical Music Prize will be handed out to a leading opera or classical music star early next year (09).
The $1 million (GBP666,000) award will be the largest in the history of classical music.
Nilsson died on Christmas Day (25Dec) in 2005.