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Giulia Grisi
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Giulia Grisi (1811-1869)
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-- In 1854, the Italian soprano Giulia Grisi toured the United States with Giovanni Mario, whom she married two years later. Acting roles were written for her by Bellini in I Puritani and by Donizetti in Don Pasquale. Her first teacher was her sister, Giuditta Grisi (1805-1840,) who was a mezzo-soprano who married and retired in 1834.
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1985 Book: Mario and Grisi: A Biography by Forbes Elizabeth 1910 Book: The Romance of A Great Singer: A Memoir of Mario
October 2, 2005

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