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Strozzi, Barbara [Valle, Barbara]locked

  • Ellen Rosand
  •  and Beth L. Glixon

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(b Venice, 1619; d Padua, Nov 11, 1677). Italian composer and singer, adopted (possibly illegitimate) daughter of Giulio Strozzi. She was sometimes referred to by him as Barbara Valle; by 1650 she was his sole heir. Her mother was Isabella Garzoni, called ‘la Greghetta’, Strozzi’s longtime servant. Barbara was a pupil of Francesco Cavalli and the dedicatee of two volumes of solo songs by Nicolò Fontei, the ...

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