One of the greatest painters the ever lived, was born at Urbino 1483, died 1530. His father, Giovanni Sanzio, a painter of some merit, from whom young Raphael received his first instruction, died in 1494, and he was intrusted to the care of his uncle.
Logan Marshall, Ed. International Self-Pronouncing Reference Library (five vols.) (Philadelphia, PA: International Press, 1911)