Isabella Colbran

1785 - 1845

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Isabella Angela Colbran (2 February 1785 – 7 October 1845) was a Spanish opera singer known in her native country as Isabel Colbrandt. Many sources note her as a dramatic coloratura soprano but some believe that she was a mezzo-soprano with a high extension, a soprano sfogato. She collaborated with opera composer Gioachino Rossini in the creation of a number of roles that remain in the repertory to this day; they were married on 22 March 1822. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isabella Colbran has received more than 58,892 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Isabella Colbran is the 491st most popular singer, the 759th most popular biography from Spain and the 16th most popular Spanish Singer.

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Among singers, Isabella Colbran ranks 491 out of 3,541Before her are Waylon Jennings, Ahmad Zahir, Bobby Darin, Renato Carosone, Mari Boine, and Don McLean. After her are Isabelle Aubret, John Wetton, Sinéad O'Connor, Emmylou Harris, Gazebo, and Héctor Lavoe.

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Among people born in 1785, Isabella Colbran ranks 23Before her are Hans Karl von Diebitsch, William Prout, Friedrich Wieck, Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg, Carl Adolph Agardh, and Adam Wilhelm Moltke. After her are Adam Sedgwick, Charles Xavier Thomas, Prince Paul of Württemberg, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and Archduke Karl of Austria-Este. Among people deceased in 1845, Isabella Colbran ranks 17Before her are Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc, Louis-Léopold Boilly, Bernardino Rivadavia, Dominique, comte de Cassini, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, and Nicolas Théodore de Saussure. After her are Henrik Steffens, Nikoloz Baratashvili, Jónas Hallgrímsson, George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Rafael Urdaneta, and Christian Frederik Hansen.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Isabella Colbran ranks 759 out of 2,595Before her are Juan Ruiz (1283), Javier Echevarría Rodríguez (1932), Luis Mariano (1914), Enrique Líster (1907), Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos (1744), and Antonio José Cavanilles (1745). After her are Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (1532), Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso (-100), Muhammad III of Córdoba (976), Constance of Aragon, Queen of Sicily (1343), Maria de Luna (1353), and Aioulf (400).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Isabella Colbran ranks 16Before her are Manuel García (1775), Adelina Patti (1843), Salomé (1939), Camarón de la Isla (1950), Raphael (1943), and Manolo Escobar (1931). After her are Montserrat Figueras (1942), Massiel (1947), Pilar Lorengar (1928), Mikel Laboa (1934), Peret (1935), and Rocío Jurado (1946).