Opera Singer Birgit Nilsson, 87 was buried today

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Wednesday, January 11, 2006 Swedish court soprano singer Birgit Nilsson; who died of cancer; was buried today in western Karup; southern Sweden, with only her closest people attending.

She married Bertil Niklasson; a Swedish restaurateur in 1949. She has no children. Many fans consider her the greatest post-war dramatic soprano.

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