By Axel Borup-Jørgensen
Organ / piano
Ingrid Myrhøj was born 1926 in Finland. She studied organ and piano at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, amongst others with professor Elis Mårtensson. After her studies she received a stipend to study at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen 1947-48. Here she met and later married Axel Borup-Jørgensen.
1950 she moved to Denmark where she stayed also after their divorce in 1958, working as a music teacher and accompanist. With Elisabet Selin she worked regularly between 1979 and 1994. Together they performed in radio and television in Denmark and Sweden, for example at Vendsyssel Festival and Copenhagen Summer Festival. Furthermore she has toured in Italy.