Maria Dickons (née Poole)(circa 1770-1833), Opera and sacred music soprano
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dickons was a London-born singer, who began performing professionally as a child at the King's Theatre, London and the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. From the 1790s she regularly appeared in operas at Covent Garden, where contemporaries described her voice as 'powerful and mellifluous'.
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