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Encyclopedia > Santino Solari

Santino Solari (Verna near Lugano (Ticino canton, Switzerland), 1576 - Salzburg, April 10, 1646) was a Swiss architect and sculptor, who worked mainly in Austria.

In 1612, he was appointed chief architecht of Salzburg by the archbishop Markus Sittikus. His work introduced north Italian early baroque to Austria. Solari is buried in the Peter cemetery of Salzburg.

Important work:

  • Fortifications in the city and province of Salzburg (eg. in Neumarkt am Wallersee)
  • Hellbrunn palace with the trick fountains
  • Salzburg cathedral after having modified the plans by Vincenzo Scamozzi

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The architect and sculptor Santino Solari was born 1576 in Verna by Lugano (Switzerland).
He was appointed 1612 by the Salzburger archbishop Markus Sittikus count von Hohenems von Seckau (Steiermark) as the chief architect to Salzburg and brought by his work the north Italian early baroque to Austria.
Solari died 10 April 1646 in Salzburg and is buried in the Peter cemetery.
Encyclopedia: Solari (157 words)
Santino Solari (1576 - 1646) was a Swiss architect and sculptor
In the fictional world of Xena: Warrior Princess, Solari was one of the Amazons that served Gabrielle.
Solari is the currency in Frank Herbert's Dune universe.
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