Anna Maria Alberghetti

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Anna Maria Alberghetti (Italian pronunciation: [ˈanna maˈriːa alberˈɡetti]; born May 15, 1936) is an Italian-American actress and soprano. Her career began in 1942. She won a Tony Award in 1962 for her performance in Carnival!. She appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show more than 50 times.[1]

Alberghetti was born in Pesaro, Italy. She was married to Claudio Guzmán from 1964 until they divorced in 1974. They had two children.

Alberghetti was a child prodigy. At age six, she sang in a concert on the Isle of Rhodes with a 100-piece orchestra. She performed at Carnegie Hall in New York at the age of 13.[2]

Alberghetti became a U.S. citizen in 1961.[3] Her sister is singer Carla Alberghetti.

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  1. Hodges, Benjamin A. (2009). The Play that Changed My Life: America's Foremost Playwrights on the Plays that Influenced Them. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 30. ISBN 1557837406.
  2. Stallings, Dianne (27 November 1977). "Anna Maria Alberghetti finds applause in new territory makes up for hardships". St. Petersburg Times. pp. 1, 3 (Citrus-Hernando Times section). Retrieved 2009-10-22.[dead link]
  3. 1961 PRESS PHOTO ANNA MARIA ALBERGHETTI TAKES THE OATH TO BECOME AN AMERICAN. (The Historic Images Outlet)

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