Torbjörn Lindqvist, filmakers


Filmmaker Torbjörn Lindqvist died on November 2nd at 75. For JBS members in Sweden and the US, he is surely best known for his film issued during the Björling centenary, Jussi i Våra Hjärtan, which was also his last. The film was distributed in the US by Kultur as He Sang with a Tear in His Voice, and was well-reviewed by Opera News, among others, which said it was “well written and directed,” and “an endearing portrait of one of the very great singers.”

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