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Born Macclesfield 1804.

Died c1832.

English soprano.

Fanny Ayton's career began in Italy after a period of study in Florence, and included appearances at La Fenice (Venice). She returned to Britain to join the company at the King's Theatre, Haymarket in 1827 as Prima Donna. Her repertoire included Rosina, Fiorilla and Ninetta, as well as works by Mayr, Pacini and Arne.

Source: New Grove Dictionary of Opera.

Roles in Scotland

Rosina Bartolo's ward
Barbiere di Siviglia 1827
Donna Fiorilla Geronio's wife
Turco in Italia 1827
Donna Aristea Don Febeo's daughter
Fanatico per la musica 1828
Ninetta a servant in Fabrizio's household
Gazza Ladra 1828

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