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Born in 1678
Is from the Baroque period. And helped it advance
to the classical period.
He is known mainly for composing instrumental
concertos, especially for the violin.
Famous compositions: 4 seasons
Was born into a religious family so his music was
Like many, Vivaldi died in poverty in Vienna after a
decline in his popularity July 28, 1741.…read more
Vivaldi was originally inspired by the musicians at
the Church where he was a violinist. This would
have inspired him to compose more religious
music later on.
His middle-class life was mediocre and
comfortable, thus, not having any negative effect
on his music.
Vivaldi's influence can be felt in the works of
Johann Sebastian Bach, particularly in his arias
and cantatas.…read more
Antonio Vivaldi was born on March 4,1678 in
Calicchioin Venice, Italy.
Came from a poor family. When he was born
he had severe asthma and was condemned
to stay home. He was taught the violin by his
father whilst he stayed home.
He began this education at the age of 14 or
After his 10 years of education, he was to
become a priest.
His father was also a priest.
When in training, he would regularly was the
stand-in violinist for his father in the St Mark's
Cathedral orchestra.…read more