Emma Albertazzi

Emma Albertazzi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emma Albertazzi (1 May 1814-25 September 1847) was an English stage contralto. Born Emma Howson, she was the daughter of Francis Howson, an English music professor. She was a pupil of Michael Costa with whom she began studying at the age of 14 in London. She debuted in 1829 at Argyle Rooms, London. She was engaged at Her Majesty's Theatre in 1830, and then in Piacenza, Italy in 1831, where she married the Italian lawyer Albertazzi. While in Italy she was a pupil of famed soprano Giuditta Pasta. She sang in La Scala (1831), Madrid (1833), and Paris at the Th tre des Italiens (1830, 1835, 1837), her most brilliant period.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613577705X
  • 9786135777055