Born in Norway, she was the sister of Yngmar, a shipbroker and Dundee’s Vice-Consul for Norway, Sweden and Portugal. She is first listed in the 1889 Street Directory at 21 Tay St, the following year at 75 Nethergate; then the 1891census records her as living with her brother (age 54) at13 Magdalen Yard Road, a singing teacher, unmarried, age 37. They both lived at 3 Tay St in 1903-4; after that there is no mention of them.  The British  Association report of 1912 says: “Among other musicians, no longer with us but who have left their mark on our musical life, are ….”  So she (age 58) had left or was dead by then.