Diana Est is Cristina Barbieri, an Italian new wave singer from 1982 to 1984.
The name Diana refers to the ancient Roman Goddess of the moon, the hunt, and chastity, while Est is in Latin and means "is".
Diana Est had an androgynous appearance and wore a mix of ancient Roman and new wave-style clothes.
Her career was very short:
-in 1982 she released 2 songs: "Tenax" and "Notte senza pietà" that gave her huge success;
-in 1983 "Le Louvre", "Marmo di città";