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date: 26 November 2020

Sestini, Giovanna [married name Joanna Stocqueler]locked

(1749–1814)
  • Audrey T. Carpenter

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Sestini, Giovanna [married name Joanna Stocqueler] (1749–1814), opera singer, was born on 7 April 1749 at Lastra a Signa, near Florence, Italy, the daughter of Pietro Sestini and his wife, Maria Altomira Fabbrini, daughter of Eustachio Speramundi Fabbrini. She was baptized on 8 April in the church of ...

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