Biography of Isabel Andreini (1562-1604)

Italian actress, wife of Francisco Andreini was born in Padua in 1562 and died in Lyon in 1604. He/She was beautiful, had an excellent voice, sang admirably, played several instruments, and spoke with ease the Spanish and French. In addition to his talent for the stage, he/she had great knowledge of literary and poetic, and had made philosophical studies of importance. He/She obtained great triumphs, and although it was surrounded by Seductions, always observed a blameless conduct. Cried it all the poets of his time and was coined for it a Medal with this legend: "Eternal fame". He/She left written several poems, letters, etc.