Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Steffani, Agostino

(ca. 1654–1728). RC composer, diplomat; b. Castelfranco, Near Venice, It.; studied organ with J. K. (v.) Kerll*; priest 1680; abbot Lepsing 1682; influenced G. F. Handel,* whom he recommended for kapellmeister Hanover. Works include Stabat mater.

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