- J.B. Steane
(b Cagliari, Aug 16, 1885; d Longone al Segino, nr Como, Dec 19, 1967). Italian soprano. Her teachers included Antonio Cotogni and Jean de Reszke. She made her début as Thaïs at Novara in 1905 and had a great success at Naples the following year in Mascagni’s ...