Brocchi, Giuseppe Maria
Brocchi, Giuseppe Maria an Italian theologian, was born at Florence in 1687. He was prior of St. Maria-aux-Ormes, near the town of San Lorenzo, also rector of the Ecclesiastical Seminary, prothonotary apostolic, and a member of the Societa Colombaria. He died June 8, 1751. He is the author of the lives of the Florentine saints, entitled Vite de' Santi e Beati Florentini (part 2, Florence, 1761, 4to). He also wrote the Life of Michele Flammini, abbot- general of the Vallombrosi (ibid. eod. 4to). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.