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Fr. Cajetan Bonfig OESA (1730–1797) PDF Print E-mail

Fr. Cajetan Bonfig was born in Unsleben on September 28th, 1730 as Johannes Petrus Bonfig to the couple Petrus und Elisabeth Bonfig. In the years 1743 to 1748 he studied at the Augustinian school of Muennerstadt and was temporarily consultor and prefect of the student congregation. On October 24th, 1749 he professed to the Augustinian monastery of Muennerstadt and took over the monastic name Cajetan. Afterwards he moved as a novice to Oberndorf where he was already an organist. SInce the year 1752 at the latest Fr. Cajetan studied theology in Mainz. On December 22nd, 1753 he was ordained. In the Augustinian convent of Mainz he had the duties of confessor, preacher, alms collector and procurator. Bonfig died in Mainz on January 26th, 1797.

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Arias, Minuets, Fugati

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