Barbara Christina Elisabeth Helsingius-Koski (née Helsingius) was born on September 27, 1937, and died on March 9, 2017.
She was a Swedish-speaking Finnish singer, poet, and Olympic fencer.
Barbara took part at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
She was trained as a gym teacher, she took her masters in pedagogy at Stanford University (1963).
Barbara Helsingius lived in Oslo with her husband, Hank Koski, a diplomat at the USA’s embassy, from 1968-75.
Barbara Helsingius was the mother of two daughters.
Helsingius’ family lives in Espoo.
Barbara Helsingius passed away at 79 years old.