Giovanni Battista Belletti


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(b Sarzana, 1813; d Sarzana, 1890).

It. baritone assoc. with Jenny Lind. Début in Stockholm 1839 in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Sang with Lind in Donizetti, Meyerbeer, and Rossini operas in Sweden, Eng. (1848 début), and USA. In the USA his tours with Lind were arr. by Barnum. Retired 1862.

Subjects: Music.

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