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Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti was born in Madrid on 19 February 1843. With a remarkable coloratura voice she rapidly became one of the great operatic sopranos of her day and travelled the leading opera houses. She died in Craig-y-Nos, Wales on 27 September 1919.


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