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VESTRIS, Madame (1797-1856)

English actress, vocalist & manager. Née Lucia Elizabetta Bartolozzi. Born January 1797, London, England. Daughter of Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi (art dealer) and Theresa Jansen (pianist). Married (1) Armand Vestris (dancer), 1813, (2) Charles James Mathews (actor), August 1838. Died 8 August 1856, London, England.

Important singer and actor-manager associated with the Lyceum and Covent Garden theatres in London. On stage in England from 1815.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 60.

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