Isabella Leonarda [Leonardi, Anna Isabella]
- Stewart A. Carter
(b Novara, Sept 6, 1620; d Novara, Feb 25, 1704). Italian composer. Christened Anna Isabella Leonardi, she came from a prominent Novarese family. In 1636 she entered the Collegio di S Orsola, an Ursuline convent, where she remained for the rest of her life. A document of ...