SINGER

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, or as some would call a soprano sfogato due to her wide range. 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 65,152 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Isabella Colbran is the 418th most popular singer (up from 490th in 2019), the 687th most popular biography from Spain (up from 758th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Singer.

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Isabella Colbran ranks 418 out of 3,528Before her are Ali Farka Touré, Lana Del Rey, Faustina Bordoni, Maggie Reilly, Taylor Swift, and Don McLean. After her are Helena Vondráčková, Janet Jackson, Cissy Houston, Freddy Quinn, Tino Rossi, and Gal Costa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1785, Isabella Colbran ranks 24Before her are Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg, Lady Caroline Lamb, Prince Paul of Württemberg, Friedrich Wieck, William Prout, and Adam Wilhelm Moltke. After her are Charles Xavier Thomas, Archduke Karl of Austria-Este, José Miguel Carrera, Edward Bransfield, Carl Adolph Agardh, and Adam Sedgwick. Among people deceased in 1845, Isabella Colbran ranks 13Before her are Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Roustam Raza, Simon Mayr, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach, and Louis-Léopold Boilly. After her are Bernardino Rivadavia, Dominique, comte de Cassini, Nicolas Théodore de Saussure, Henrik Wergeland, Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc, and Gregor MacGregor.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Isabella Colbran ranks 687 out of 2,932Before her are Muhammad V of Granada (1339), Jimena Díaz (1046), Mario Camus (1935), Adelardo Rodríguez (1939), Pedro Alonso (1971), and Tiberius Sempronius Longus (-250). After her are Luisa de Guzmán (1613), Ferrer Bassa (1285), Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (1833), Sisenand (605), Estanislao Figueras (1819), and Infanta María Teresa of Spain (1882).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Isabella Colbran ranks 12Before her are Lola Flores (1923), Teresa Berganza (1933), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Alfredo Kraus (1927), Manuel García (1775), and Camarón de la Isla (1950). After her are Salomé (1939), Adelina Patti (1843), Raphael (1943), Montserrat Figueras (1942), Manolo Escobar (1931), and Massiel (1947).