A Dictionary of Music and Musicians/Corri-Paltoni, Frances

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CORRI-PALTONI, Mdme. Frances, daughter of Natale Corri, and niece of Domenico, born in Edinburgh 1801, a dramatic singer of ability; studied under Catalani in 1815 and 16. She sang in London (1820); in Germany; in Italy, where she married Paltoni, a singer; in Madrid (1827); and with Lablache in Milan (1828). In 1830 she returned to Germany. Her voice was a fine mezzo-soprano, with a brilliant shake.

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