Harp-playing daughter of an Italian violinist who settled in England, from the 1864 novel Emilia in England (later re-titled Sandra Belloni) by George Meredith. She also plays the organ and composes her own works.
She composes an opera with poet Tracy Runningbrook.
She also appears in Meredith's 1866 novel Vittoria.
Meredith based her off of real person Emilia Macirone, later Lady Hornby.