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Ciriaci, Cardinal. Pietro b. December 2, 1885 d. December 30, 1966 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Roman born Pietro Ciriaci entered the Pontifical Roman Seminary, later furthering his studies at the Pontifical Roman Athenaeum Sant'Apollinare, earning doctorates in philosophy, theology and canon law. Ordained priest on December 18, 1909, he lectured ethical philosophy and later fundamental theology, of which he was eventually named dean of the faculty at the Athenaeum Sant'Apollinare. Named scrittore of the Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary on January 21, 1911 and...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy Plot: First Chapel On The Right.
Cremonesi, Cardinal. Carlo b. November 4, 1866 d. November 25, 1943 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Roman born Carlo Cremonesi was ordained priest in 1890 upon finishing his studies at the Pontifical Roman Seminary and for nearly two decades lectured literature at the Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum De Propaganda Fide. Secretary to Cardinal Luigi Galimberti then Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives, Don Carlo was named canon of the chapter of Sant'Angelo in Pescheria and shortly thereafter notary for the processes of the candidates to the Italian episcopal sees...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
della Genga Sermattei, Cardinal. Gabriele b. December 4, 1801 d. February 10, 1861 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Assisi born Gabriele della Genga Sermattei was the nephew of Pope Leo XII. The son of Count Filippo della Genga, of the branch of the family that in 1793 transferred itself to Assisi, he received his education at the Jesuit College of Orvieto, obtaining a doctorate in utroque iuris in both civil and canon laws. Ordained priest on September 26, 1830, he was soon named domestic prelate of His Holiness, relator of the Sacra Consulta and canon of the Patriarchal Lateran...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Marenzio, Luca b. 1553 d. August 22, 1599 Composer. He is regarded as the greatest composer of Italian partsongs. Born in Coccaglia, near Brescia, Italy, he was probably trained as a choirboy at Brescia Cathedral. In 1578 he was brought to Rome by Cardinal Luigi d'Este, who sponsored his early career; he later served with the Medici family in Florence (1587 to 1589) and at the Warsaw court of King Sigismund III of Poland (1596 to 1597). In recognition of his achievements he was granted lodgings in the Vatican, a rare honor for a...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Myslivecek, Josef b. March 9, 1737 d. February 4, 1781 Composer. An important figure of the Classical era, he was born in Prague but lived in Italy most of his life. He composed 85 symphonies and 26 operas, and is credited with inventing the string quintet. In 1770 Myslivecek met 14 year-old Wolfgang Mozart and had a profound influence on his melodic style; Mozart adored not only Myslivecek's music but the man as well, telling his father, "He exudes fire, spirit and life". Unluckily for Myslivecek, his fun-loving personality led to his...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Pasquini, Bernardo b. December 7, 1637 d. November 22, 1710 Composer, Keyboardist. A noteworthy member of the Roman school of Baroque Music. Pasquini was born in Massa, Tuscany, Italy. Around 1650 he went to Rome in the service of the Borghese family, for whom he would later become music director, and studied with Antonio Cesti. He was organist at the Oratory of SS. Crocifisso from 1664 to 1685 and at the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli from 1664 until his death. Although Pasquini wrote a good deal of vocal music, including 17 oratorios, 14 operas...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Poussin, Nicolas b. June 15, 1594 d. November 19, 1665 Painter. He was the last important artist to create in the classic manner of the Renaissance. Poussin's paintings of mythological, historic and religious scenes are marked by a powerful sense of rational form and order. Color and dramatic effect are subordinated to form and every object in his pictures assumes a symbolic significance. His principles had a far-reaching influence on the course of art. Poussin was born in Les Andelys, Normandy, France. His parents wanted him to become a lawyer...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy