Dictionary of London Immigrants |||
Dictionary of London Immigrants
1847-1892 - Bow Street (Covent Garden) Tags: Music, Theatre, Italy The Royal Opera House, home of Britain’s oldest national opera and ballet companies, began its existence as the Covent
1847-1892 - Bow Street (Covent Garden) Tags: Music, Theatre, Italy The Royal Opera House, home of Britain’s oldest national opera and ballet companies, began its existence as the Covent 1847-1891 - Holborn Hill (Holborn)­­ Tags: Chocolatiers, Food, Trade, Italy, place: Ticino Chocolatier Battista Bolla was born in 1819 in Ticino. He established his premises at no. 129 1845-onwards­­­­ - Clerkenwell Road (Clerkenwell) Tags: Architecture, Church History In 1845 Saint Vincent Palotti, founder of the Pallotine Fathers, requested the building of a Basilica-style 1844-1888 - Highbury Grove (Islington) Tags: Academies, Banking, Jews, Law, Trade, Italy, place: Ancona Jurist and political economist Leone Levi was born on 6 June 1821 in Ancona into a 1844-1850 - Haymarket (Westminster) Tags: Dance, Music, Italy, place: Genoa Ballet composer Cesare Pugni was born on 31 March 1802 in Genoa, the son of a clockmaker. He began his 1842-1861 - Red Lion Court (City of London) Tags: Child Care, Church History, Societies, Education, Periodicals, Italy, place: Florence Educationalist Salvatore Ferretti was born in Florence 1841-1888 - Leather Lane (Holborn) Tags: Sculpture, Italy, place: Tuscany Many sculptors employed professional plaster workers or moulders to undertake specialist work in the 1840-1894 - Regent Street (West End) Art Dealers & Sculpture & Italy & place: Volterra Marble merchant, statuary, and art dealer Egisippo Luigi Norchi was born around 1812 in Volterra, Tuscany. Date of his arrival in Britain is not 1840-1849 - West End Lane (Hampstead) Missionaries & Italy & place: Pallanzana Priest Domenico Giovanni Luigi Barberi was born on 22 June 1792 at Pallanzana, then in the Papal States, into a family of small farmers. He joined 1867- 1919 - Bond Street (Mayfair) Artists’ Models & Painting & Italy Artists’ model Alessandro di Marco moved to London from Piedmont in 1867 and found work as an organ grinder. His androgynous features made him an 1866-1925 - Downhire Hill (Hampstead) Artists’ Models & Mosaics & Painting & Italy & place: Laurenzana Painter, mosaicist, and artist model Gaetano Meo was born in 1850 in Laurenzana, Basilicata, the son of a shepherd. He had walked from Basilicata, 1865-1914 - Piccadilly Circus (Westminster) Aesthetics & Artist Models & Painting & Sculpture & Sex & Italy The Slade School of Art was established at University College London, Gower Street, in 1870. Its first Professor of Fine Art was Edward Poynter who 1835-1851 - Drury Lane (Covent Garden) Music & Italy & place: Naples Componist, singer, and teacher Gioseffo Catrufo was born on 19 April 1771 in Naples. He studied at the conservatory of La Pietà dei Turchini in 1840-1848 - Haymarket (Westminster) Dance & Italy & place: Naples Ballerina and choreographer Francesca [Fanny] Cerrito was born on 11 May 1817 in Naples. She was trained in the ballet school of the Real Teatro di 1839-1895 - Cheyne Walk (Enfield) Universities & Historiography & Journalism & Radicalism & Italy & place: Parma Journalist and writer Antonio Gallenga [pseudonym: Luigi Mariotti] was born on 4 November 1810 in the Duchy of Parma, the son of a Piedmontese 1839-1878 - Mulgrave House (Fulham) Music & Radicalism & Italy & place: Cagliari Tenor Giovanni Mario was born Giovanni Matteo De Candia on 17 October 1810 in Cagliari, Sardinia, into family belonging to the Savoyard aristocracy. 1839-1869 - Mulgrave House (Fulham) Music & Italy & place: Milan Soprano Giulia Grisi was born on 22 May 1811 in Milan, the daughter of an Italian officer in Napoleon’s army. Her maternal aunt was the opera singer 1835-1879 - Hyde Park Gate (Kensington) Music & Italy & place: Naples Tenor Giacinto Marras was born on 6 July 1810 at Naples. In 1820 he entered the preparatory school of the 1832-1862 - Gloucester Road (Kensington) Universities & Poetry & Music & Radicalism & Italy & place: Bologna Politician and poet Count Carlo Pepoli was born in Bologna on 22 July 1796. He descended from an aristocratic family. Members of the Pepoli dynasty 1832-1843 - Haymarket (Westminster) Music & Italy & place: Faenza Operatic baritone Antonio Tamburini was born in Faenza on 28 March 1800. He studied with Aldobrando Rossi, before making his debut as a singer at
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