Arnould [Arnoult], (Magdeleine) [Madeleine] Sophie
- Julian Rushton
(b Paris, Feb 13, 1740; d Paris, Oct 22, 1802). French soprano. A precocious child, she studied Latin and Italian and received a solid general education. Her performance in sacred music impressed the royal family and Mme de Pompadour, and she was appointed to the Opéra, studying declamation with Clairon and singing with ...