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Virginia Whiting Lorini ( ?-1865); American soprano.
She made her New York debut in 1850 at Tripler Hall. In the early 1850s she sang at the Astor Place Opera House and appeared in "Norma" and "Don Giovanni." During a long absence from the stage, she married the Italian tenor Domenico Lorini. Under the name of Whiting Lorini she returned to the New York stage in 1862. She was best known for her performances in "Norma," "Il Trovatore," "Lucrezia Borgia" and "Ernani".


Her obituary below was published on March 15, 1865 in The New York Times

Virginia Lorini Whiting, the once favorite prima donna, died on the 28th of February last at Santiago de Cuba, of an attack of hemorrhage. Madame Lorini was the wife of Mr. Lorini, now with Maretzek's company, and the daughter of Whiting the comedian. As an artist the deceased enjoyed a wide reputation. After making her debut in this city, she went to Europe, where she won an enviable position as an artist. Though not a great tragic actress, Madame Lorini was capable of playing such parts as Norma and Lucrezia Borgia in an acceptable manner. She leaves a large family, to whom she was devotedly attached.

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