The Neapolitan Song Five Great Singers

The Neapolitan Song Five Great Singers

Adelina Patti

Adela (Adelina) Juana Maria Patti's was born in Madrid, Spain. Her Italian parents were both performers with the opera (Adelina was born while they were on tour).

At the young age of six, Adelina began performing with her parents wherever they went. At seventeen, she had already sung the very difficult role of Lucia in Donizzetti's Lucia di Lamnemoor. Having received wide acclaim, she quickly embarked on a singing career. Her success was unmatched by anyone before or during her lifetime.

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