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Five centuries of women singers / Isabelle Emerson.

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  • ISBN: 0313308101 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 331 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-322) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ladies of Italy. Laura Peverara (c. 1545-1601) ; Vittoria Archilei (1550-c. 1642) ; Virginia Ramponi Andreini (1583-c. 1630) ; Adriana Basile (1580-c. 1642) -- Francesca Caccini (1587-c. 1645) -- Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) -- Anna Renzi (c. 1620-1660 or later) -- Marie Le Rochois (c. 1658-1728) -- Francesca Cuzzoni (1696-1778) -- Faustina Bordoni (1700-1781) -- Gertrud Elisabeth Schmähling Mara (1749-1833) -- Anna Selina (Nancy) Storace (1765-1817) -- Giuditta Pasta (1797-1865) -- Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient (1804-1860) -- Jenny Lind (1820-1887) -- Pauline Garcia Viardot (1821-1910) -- Lillian Nordica (1857-1914) -- Nellie Melba (1861-1931) -- Jane Bathori (1877-1970) -- Marian Anderson (1897-1993).
Subject: Singers > Biography
Women singers > Biography.

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