Tag Archives: Barbara Strozzi

The Book – The Trip

The book, the trip, the realization of a long time dream! Three years ago Vonda approached me with the idea to write a book about Venetian women, a book that would work in conjunction with a tour of sites related … Continue reading

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Hot off the Presses!

Get your copy now! My latest book, A Beautiful Woman in Venice, arrived today on my back porch! That’s me sitting on 15 boxes of them. Today is its official birthday! After roughly two years of work, 250 sources, and … Continue reading

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Disembodied Hands

Disembodies hands floating before the church altar. That’s what I saw last night, or thought I saw. Actually, it was the screen they had set up to project the image of the organist playing at the church of San Trovaso. … Continue reading

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Email from a Ghost

Barbara Strozzi was a Venetian composer and singer who lived from 1619 to 1677. She published 124 pieces of music, mostly cantatas and arias, more than any other composer (male or female) in her century. She died when she was … Continue reading

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