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THE LAST ROW, NOVEL – The Battle of Lepanto, the era of Lucrezia Borgia and the Italian Renaissance | Meeting Benches

Alfonso of Aragon (1481-1500) illegitimate son of King Alfonso II of Naples and his mistress Trogia Gazzela. Husband to Lucrezia Borgia

“Callas + Tebaldi = Caballé.” declared the New York Times the day after her sensational 1965 debut in Lucrezia Borgia at Carnegie Hall replacing a pregnant Marilyn Horne. The event has become the stuff of legends, and Lucrezia, one of her signature roles.