FAGNANI, fā"nyā"ni, CHARLES PROSPERO: Presbyterian; b. in New York City Oct. 29, 1854. He was graduated at the College of the City of New York in 1873, Columbia College Law School in 1875, and Union Theological Seminary in 1882. He taught in the public schools of New York 1873-1879, and was chapel minister of Grace Mission of the Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church 1882-85 and pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Yonkers, N. Y., 1885-86. The five years following were spent in Europe, and in 1891 he was appointed instructor in Harvard Divinity School, but was unable to accept on account of ill health. Since 1892 he has been instructor and professor of Hebrew in Union Theological Seminary. In theology he belongs to the advanced school of Presbyterianism. He has written A Primer of Hebrew (New York, 1903).