M.me A. Castellan-Giampietro.
Lithograph on album page. 470 x 318mm. 18½ x 12½". Foxed.
Anaide Castellan-Giampietro (1821-1868), a Parisian singer, a student of Bordogni and Nourrit before having major success in Paris, London and throughout Italy. After her marriage to tenor Enrico Giampietro in 1840, they travelled to Mexico where they lived and performed for several years before a triumphant return to Europe in 1844. In London that year, she won an Imperial invitation to St. Petersburg after the visiting Emperor Nicholas I heard her sing.
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