1817–1874

Introduction

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Born: Sep­tem­ber 15, 1817, Flo­rence, It­a­ly.

Died: May 4, 1874, Flo­rence, It­a­ly.

Buried: Ci­mi­te­ro de­gli In­gle­si, Flo­rence, It­a­ly.

Biography

During his stu­dies, Ferretti met Swiss Pro­test­ants liv­ing in Flo­rence. Af­ter a long in­ner strug­gle, he left It­a­ly with his young wife, Ma­rie Brus­chi.

He spent a year in Ge­ne­va, and in 1842, moved to Lon­don, where he ed­it­ed the jour­nal L’Eco di Sa­va­ro­na­ro­la.

In 1862, he re­turned to Flo­rence, where he es­tab­lished a Pro­test­ant or­phan­age.

Publications

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Music