Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

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Birth 1843-02-19
Death 1919-09-27

Biographical notes:

Adelina Patti was one of the most highly regarded opera singers of the 19th century.

From the description of Adelina Patti letters, 1889-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269476576

Spanish-born soprano trained in New York City; by 1861 Adelina Patti was the leading operatic prima donna. In 1886 she married tenor Ernest Nicolini, who had sung opposite her in La traviata at her castle in Wales. He died in 1898.

From the description of ALS, Ystradcynlais (Swansea Valley), South Wales, 1886 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122444889

Italian soprano.

From the description of Autograph letter, signed Adelina Patti Nicolini : Ystradgnlais (South Wales), 11 May 1890, to Mme Luigi Arditi, 1890 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674804

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Grand Midland Railway Hotel, 17 May 1882, to an unidentified friend, 1882 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674816

From the description of Autograph letter signed Patti de Caux, dated : London, 21 July 1870, to Mr. [Richard] Peyton, 1870 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674809

From the description of [Cadenza] : autograph manuscript, 27 Oct. 1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270942532

From the description of Autograph letter signed A. Patti Marquise de Caux, dated : [n.p., probably England], 25 September 1884, to an unidentified friend, 1884 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674819

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Hamburg, 4 September 1869, to [Richard Peyton], 1869 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674812

From the description of Clipped signature, dated : [n.p., England?], 1890, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674822

From the description of Autograph sentiment signed Adelina Patti Sederström, dated : Craig-y-Nos Castle, Breconshire (South Wales), 1917, 1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873615


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