Italian operatic sopranoDied when: 69 years 282 days (837 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Marianna Barbieri-Nini (18 February 1818 in Florence – 27 November 1887 in Florence) was an Italian operatic soprano who had an active career in Italy's major opera houses from 1840 through 1856.
She also made appearances at the Liceu in Barcelona, the Teatro Real in Madrid, Her Majesty's Theatre in London, and at theatres in Paris.
She possessed a powerful voice with coloratura facility and was known for her highly dramatic singing and acting.She was especially admired in the title roles of Gaetano Donizetti's Anna Bolena and Gioachino Rossini's Semiramide.
She was also successful in the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, notably creating roles in the world premieres of three of his works.
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