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Prosper Louis Pascal Guéranger

(1805—1875)


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(1805–75),

Benedictine monk. With a view to re-establishing the Benedictine Order in France, he bought the priory of Solesmes in 1832, opened it in 1833, and in 1837 became its first abbot. He was keenly interested in liturgical matters.

Subjects: Christianity.


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