Calegari, Maria Cattarina [Cornelia]
- Robert L. Kendrick
(b Bergamo, 1644; d Milan, after 1675). Italian composer. She was well known as a singer in her native city but on 19 April 1661 she took final vows at the Benedictine house of S Margarita in Milan. Maria Cattarina was her religious name. Armellini’s account of her early death is inaccurate, since she is listed at this monastery into the 1670s. Calvi mentioned that her ...