Show Summary Details

Page of

 Printed from WHO'S WHO & WHO WAS WHO. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use.

date: 19 August 2019

Armstrong, Sheila Ann free

Born 13 Aug. 1942 m 1980, Prof. David Edward Cooper , qv (marr. diss. 1998)



Hirst Park Girls’ Sch., Ashington, Northumberland; Royal Academy of Music, London


Debut Sadler’s Wells, 1965, Glyndebourne, 1966, Covent Garden, 1973. Sang all over Europe, Far East, N and S America; has made many recordings. Pres., Kathleen Ferrier Soc., 1996–2012 (former Trustee, Kathleen Ferrier Awards). K. Ferrier and Mozart Prize, 1965; Hon. RAM 1970, FRAM 1973. Hon. MA Newcastle, 1979; Hon. DMus Durham, 1991


interior design and decoration, collecting antique keys, gardening, flower arranging, sewing