Gismondi [Resse; Hempson], Celeste
- Franco Piperno
(d London, March 11, 1735). Italian soprano. Acclaimed for her interpretation of intermezzo soubrette roles in Naples between 1725 and 1732, she succeeded Santa Marchesini as partner to the bass Gioacchino Corrado. During that period she created the female roles in all Hasse’s intermezzos and in others by Vinci and Sarro. In ...