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Rainforth, Elizabethlocked

  • R. H. Legge
  • , revised by J. Gilliland


Rainforth, Elizabeth (1814–1877), singer, the daughter of Sampson Rainforth, a custom-house officer, was born on 23? November 1814. She studied singing with Tom Cooke, George Perry, and Crivelli. Her first public appearance was at a concert on 29 February 1836, when she sang an aria from ...

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