Tuesday, March 28, 2017

28th March - Saint Tutilo - Independent Catholic News

28th March - Saint Tutilo - Independent Catholic News: Monk, and gifted musician. St Tutilo was an Irish monk who lived in the late ninth and early tenth centuries. He was educated at the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Gall in Switzerland. A good-humoured person of many talents, he was a poet, portrait painter, sculptor, orator, architect and mechanic. But his greatest talent was music. He could play all the instruments known to the monks. Together with his friend, Blessed Notker, he composed much church music and taught at the abbey school.

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