Tetrazzini, Eva, Italian soprano, sister of Luisa Tetrazzini; b. Milan, March, 1862; d. Salsomaggiore, Oct. 27, 1938. She studied with Ceccherini in Florence, where she made her operatic debut in 1882 as Marguerite in Faust. She sang Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello at its first American production (N.Y., April 16, 1888). On May 15, 1887, she married Cleofonte Campanini. She sang with the Manhattan Opera in N.Y. in 1908, and then returned to Italy.
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