Billi, Marianna Giarrè (F)

b. 10 July 1835. d. 7 March 1906. Nationality: Italian.
Poet, songwriter, and teacher. Born in Florence. Married Luigi Billi. Author of several volumes of poetry including *Dalla Vita Nuova* (1865). Many of her poems were set to music. Friends with Giosuè Carducci. Biographical information: *Wikipedia* <https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianna_Giarr%C3%A8_Billi> (5 July 2021). (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Better Alone Than in Bad Company 1892-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8355