(2nd or 3rd cent.),
Roman martyr. According to her (apocryphal) acts, she converted both her husband and brother before dying for the Christian faith. Under Paschal I (817–24), her relics were moved from the catacombs to the church which bears her name in Trastevere in Rome; here her body is said to have been found uncorrupted when the church was repaired in 1599. She is the patroness of Church music. Feast day, 22 Nov.
Subjects: Music — Christianity.