Foreign News: Ready for Peace

When Italy declared war on the Allies almost four months ago, Lorenzo Perosi, director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, locked himself up with a project in the Monastery of St. Benedict, 40 miles from Rome. Last week Musician Perosi had completed his self-appointed task, and waited for the Axis (or British) generals to finish theirs. Ready for the proclamation of peace was a Perosi-composed "grandiose Te Deum."


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