CONTESSA TROTTI (1563-1598)
Daughter of the poet Giambattista Guarini and neice of Lucrezia Bendidio, Anna Guarini was recruited to the Ferrarese concerto in 1580/1. She sang and played the lute. Anna was murdered by her husband in 1598, suspected (but not proven) to be guilty of adultery.
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Written by Laurie Stras.
Last updated 04 October, 2002.
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