Palazzesi, Matilde

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Palazzesi, Matilde

Palazzesi, Matilde, Italian soprano; b. Montecarotto, March 1, 1802; d. Barcelona, July 3, 1842. She studied with Giacomo Solario in Pesaro, making her debut in the title role of Rossini’s Zelmira in 1824 in Dresden. She sang with the Italian Opera there until 1833, then appeared at La Scala in Milan and other Italian opera houses. She went to Barcelona, where she sang at the Opera from 1841. She was a leading interpreter of Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, and Spontini


B. Padovano, M. P. (1953).

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