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Patti, Adelina (1843-1919), singer

John Rosselli

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/53951
Patti, Adelina (1843-1919), singer

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Patti, Adelina (1843-1919), singer, was born at Fuencarral 6, Madrid, on 19 February 1843, the last child of Caterina Barili-Patti (d. 1870) and Salvatore Patti (1800-1869), Italian singers with, between them, eight musical children including Carlotta Patti. She was trained chiefly by her stepbrother Ettore Barili. From 1847 Salvatore managed ...

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