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date: 20 October 2019

Sestini, Giovanna [married name Joanna Stocqueler]locked

(1749–1814)
  • Audrey T. Carpenter

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Sestini, Giovanna [married name Joanna Stocqueler] (1748/9–1814), opera singer, was born in or near Florence, Italy. Nothing is known of her parents and upbringing, though she had an elder brother, Vincenzo [Vincent] Sestini (1746/7–1829), costume designer, and a sister, Anna...

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