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John Sheppard

borndied
1515 ca1559
an English singer and composer. Sheppard wrote a large body of polyphony for the Sarum Office. Sheppard also composed alternatim hymns, with the even-numbered verses sung to polyphony with chant cantus firmus and the odd-numbered verses left to be chanted. Sheppard's music for the new Protestant rite, which has suffered seriously from the loss of manuscript ...
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Harriet Smithson

aka: Henrietta Constance Smithson,Harriet Smithson Berlioz, Miss H.C. Smithson
borndied
1800, Mar 181854, Mar 3
a famous Shakespearean actress, who is best known as the first wife and muse of Hector Berlioz. On May 27, 1814, Smithson made her first stage appearance at the Theatre Royal (Dublin), as Albina Mandevill in Frederick Reynolds's The Will. Her performance was well received, and the Freeman's Journal gave her a positive review. In 1815, Harriet Smithson took h...
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Jean-Pierre Solie

aka: Solié
borndied
17551812, Aug 6
a French cellist and operatic singer. He began as a tenor, but switched and became well known as a baritone. He sang most often at the Paris Opéra-Comique. He also became a prolific composer, writing primarily one-act comic operas.
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Sophie Stebnowska

aka: Mariane Theresia Sophie Stebnowska, Maria Sofia Stempkosta
borndied
17531848, Feb 16
a Polish opera singer, actor and harpist. She was among the great talents of the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm during the reign of King Gustav III of Sweden. She was married to the opera singer Christoffer Christian Karsten and was also the maternal grandmother of the world-famous ballet dancer Marie Taglioni. She was also active as a musician. In March, ...
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Barbara Strozzi

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1619, Aug 61677, Nov 11
an Italian Baroque singer and composer. Strozzi was said to be "the most prolific composer - man or woman - of printed secular vocal music in Venice in the Middle of the century." Her output is also unique in that it only contains secular vocal music, with the exception of one volume of sacred songs. She was renowned for her poetic ability as well as her com...
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