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1759-1797 - Soho Square (Soho) Impresarios & Music & Salons & Italy & place: Venice Singer, salonnière, and impresario Teresa Cornelys [also known as Mrs Pompeati, Mrs Trenti, and Mrs Cornelys] was born Anna-Maria Teresa Imer in 1715-1744 - Marylebone High Street (Westminster) Academies & Literature & Music & Royalty & Salons & Translations & Italy & place: Rome Poet and librettist Paolo Antonio Rolli was born in Rome on 13 June 1687. He worked in London from 1705-1726 - Charing Cross (Westminster) Royalty & Salons & Italy & place: Bologna Courtier and sallonière Adelaide Talbot was born Adelaide Paleotti on 24 July 1660 in Bologna, the daughter of Marquis Andrea Paleotti. She was the 1675-1699 - Paradise Row (Chelsea) Royalty & Salons & Italy & place: Rome Hortense Mancini, Duchesse Mazarin, was born in Rome on 6 June 1646 into a family of aristocrats. She was the fourth of five Mancini sisters, who 1729-1815 - Haymarket (Westminster) Entertainment & Impresarios & Salons & Sex & Italy & place: Venice British Grand Tourists brought back a passionate love of all aspects of Italian culture. When Vauxhall Gardens opened to the paying public in 1729,