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date: 15 September 2019

Bland [née Romanzini], Maria Theresalocked

(1769–1838)
  • W. B. Squire
  • , revised by John Warrack

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Bland [née Romanzini], Maria Theresa (1769–1838), singer, was born of Italian-Jewish parents named Romanzini, who settled in London soon after her birth. In the spring of 1773 she was engaged at Hughes's Riding School, performing as Romanzini. She sang in the children's company at the opening of the ...

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