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Cuzzoni [married name Sandoni], Francescalocked

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Cuzzoni [married name Sandoni], Francesca (1696–1778), singer, was born in Parma on 2 April 1696, the daughter of Angelo Cuzzoni, a professional violinist, and Marina Castelli. She was taught by Francesco Lanzi and made her operatic début at Parma in 1714. She sang in ...

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