Greek-German mezzo soprano Stella Doufexis died, aged 47. Born in Frankfurt, she studied in Berlin at the Hochschüle der Künste with Ingrid Figur as well as working with Anna Reynolds. She also attended masterclasses by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Aribert Reimann.
Doufexis a regular recording artist that appeared on a number of projects as well as on performances. From the start of 2014, Doufexis taught at the Robert Schumann University of Music in Düsseldorf.