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Fahrngruber, Johannes#

b. Weissenbach (municipality of Texingtal, Lower Austria), Nov. 27, 1845, d. near Dimaro-Campiglio (South Tyrol), Aug. 13, 1901, priest and author; 1875-1879 rector of the Pilgrims' Hostel in Jerusalem; from 1885 professor of theology at the episcopal seminary in St. Poelten, where he founded the Diocesan Museum in 1888. His achievements with regard to the preservation of religious monuments are of special importance.

Works#

Wanderungen durch Palaestina, 1883; Aus St. Poelten, 1885; Nach Jerusalem, 2 vols., 21890; Hosanna in excelsis, 1894 (campanological treatise).