Category talk:Formica, Antonio

Italian composer. He came of a noble Palermo family [...] In February 1606 he became a deacon and priest. On 21 October 1608 he was made a full member of the order, in whose service he spent the rest of his life: from 1614 onwards he was several times appointed its director of music [...]

Source: Paolo Emilio Carapezza, Giuseppe Collisani : Antonio Formica quoted from Grove Music Online accessed 19 September 2010, Complete article (requires subscription).