LinaCavalieri Born 1874 was an Italian operatic soprano and diseuse known for her grace and beauty. she was part of the tightlacing tradition that saw women use corsetry to create an "hour-glass" figure
Lina Cavalieri Italian opera singer and "the most beautiful woman in the world." Here, she's looking very much like a peroxide blonde. Women did bleach their hair back then. It was considered both disreputable and sexy.