Alboni, Marietta [Maria Anna Marzia]
- Elizabeth Forbes
(b Città di Castello, 6 March 1826; d Ville d’Avray, 23 June 1894). Italian contralto. She studied at the Liceo Musicale, Bologna, with Alessandro Mombelli. Rossini coached her in the principal contralto roles in his operas. She made her début at Bologna in ...