Capocci, Filippo, Italian organist, teacher, and composer, son of Gaetano Capocci; b. Rome, May 11, 1840; d. there, July 25, 1911. He studied organ and harmony with his father, and then piano at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome (diploma, 1861). In 1873 he was made organist at St. John Lateran in Rome, succeeding his father as maestro direttore de cappella there in 1898. He also taught organ at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia. He wrote the oratorio S. Atanasio (1863) and various organ pieces.
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