Italian Opera Singer
1785 – 1849 A.D.
Angelica Catalini, an Italian singer. When only seven years old she attracted general attention by the power and purity of her voice.
In 1802 she made her début in opera in Rome with marked success. She next appeared in Madrid, Paris and London, when her singling created the greatest enthusiasm.
In 1830 she withdrew from the stage, and established a free singing school for girls in Florence. During her career she amassed a large fortune.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.