Photo Friday

This week's photo is a two-fer for a couple of reasons.

1) I enjoy pretty photos
2) I enjoy pretty music

This post is about an Italian woman named Lina Cavalieri (1874-1944). She was a very famous
operatic soprano who died in 1944 during a bombing raid on her home in Italy. Apart from being a famous soprano, she also worked in early films, made a few recordings and was considered by some to be "The World's Most Beautiful Woman".

Her gown is stunning, too

Here is a recording of Cavalieri in 1910, singing "L'Altra Notte" along with a few other images of interest. Enjoy!

A portrait of Lina painted by
Giovanni Boldini in 1901

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