Zipoli, Domenico

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Zipoli, Domenico Gender: M
born on 17 October 1688 (greg.) at 01:30 (= 01:30 AM )
Place Prato, Italy, 43n53, 11e06
Timezone LMT m11e06 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 24°33' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°35 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 28°32'


Italian Baroque composer.

He became a Jesuit in order to work in the Reductions of Paraguay where his musical expertise contributed to develop the natural musical talents of the Guaranis. He is remembered as the most accomplished musician among Jesuit missionaries.

Struck by an unknown infectious disease, Zipoli died on 2 January 1726.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Music: the AGO & RCCO magazine, Volume 9" (American Guild of Organists, 1975), p. 30: "According to modern calculations, he was born on October 17, 1688 at one-thirty in the morning. The fifth child of Sabatino and Eugenia Zipoli, devout Catholics, he was confirmed at the age of ten in the Cathedral of Prato."


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger