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DAVIA Anna (D-15)

16/10/1743, Genoa, Italy – 1810

Italian opera singer. In 1761, she debuted in the Italian Opera in Amsterdam, where she became a star. In 1777, she sang in Warsaw, and between 1779 and 1785, she was a celebrated primadonna in Saint Petersburg in Russia, where she achieved widespread fame and was given a contract worth a salary of 2800 rubel by Catherine the Great. She left Russia for Italy in 1785 and retired in 1803.

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