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Map of Northern Italy (1796/97)

This is 1/4 of a map that was prepared for Napoleon’s campaigns in Germany, Egypt and northern Italy. You can consult the complete map in the  Perry-Castañeda Map collection of the lbrary of the University of Texas at Austin. The … Continue reading

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Antonio Franchini | Tenor Roles at the Teatro Regio di Parma

In a former post I provided information about one of the operas in which my husband’s great grandfather Antonio Franchini performed at the Teatro Regio di Parma. This is a list of five roles performed by Franchini in Parma. Filippo … Continue reading

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Antonio Franchini, 19th Century Italian Tenor

According to family lore, my husband’s great grandfather Antonio Franchini was an opera singer who went on tour in South America – and in particular, in Argentina. We’ve been looking into this and found the following information below from  the  … Continue reading

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