Benti [Bulgarelli], Maria Anna [Marianna] (Garberini) [‘La Romanina’]
- Dennis Libby
(b Rome, ?1684; d Rome, Feb 26, 1734). Italian soprano. She first appeared in opera seria at Siena in Carnival 1704 (as Garberini Benti), first sang in Naples in 1706, Florence and Venice in 1707, and became one of the stars of the day. She apparently married Domenico (or Giuseppe) Bulgarelli near the beginning of ...