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Duse, Eleonora Giulia Amalialocked

(1858–1924)
  • Susan Bassnett

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Duse, Eleonora Giulia Amalia (1858–1924), actress, was born on 3 October 1858 at the Albergo Cannon d'Oro in Vigevano, Lombardy, northern Italy, the daughter of Vincenzo Alessandro Duse (1820–1892), an actor, and his wife, Angelica Cappelletto (d. 1875), an actress. Her grandfather ...

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