Fortunato Santini

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Born: 5 January 1777, Rome

Died: 14 September 1861, Rome


Santini was a priest and a composer who amassed a large collection of books and manuscripts of sacred music over the course of the first half of the nineteenth century. In 1855, he sold his collection to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Munster, where it remains today.

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Santini's collection included around 4500 manuscripts and 1200 printed sources. The following items have pages on CPDL.

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