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date: 19 September 2020

Grisi, Giulialocked

  • John Rosselli


Grisi, Giulia (1810?–1869), singer, was born in Milan, probably on 22 May 1810, the daughter of Gaetano Grisi, a surveyor officer in Napoleon's army, and his wife, Giovanna Grassini. Her aunt and sister were famous opera singers. After convent schooling at Gorizia...

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