Arcangelo corelli

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    His life

    He was an Italian violinist and composer of Baroque music.
  • Birth

    Birth
    He was born the 17th of February 1653 ,Corelli was born at Fusignano, in the current-day province of Ravenna, although at the time it was in the province of Ferrara.
  • In paris

    In paris
    He gained his first major success in Paris and to this he owed his European reputation.
  • First work

    First work
    Sonatas da chiesa (trio sonatas for 2 violins and continuo) (Rome 1681)
  • In 1681

    In 1681
    He was in the service of the electoral prince of Bavaria.
  • He was in Rome

    He was in Rome
    Corelli was in Rome, where he led the festival performances of music for Queen Christina of Sweden, and he was also a favorite of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, grandnephew of another Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, who in 1689 became Pope Alexander VIII.
  • 2nd work

    2nd work
    Sonatas da camera Sonatas da camera (trio sonatas for 2 violins and continuo) (Rome 1685)
  • From 1689 to 1690

    From 1689 to 1690
    He was in Modena; the Duke of Modena was generous to him.
  • 3rd work

    3rd work
    Sonatas da chiesa (trio sonatas for 2 violins and continuo) (Rome 1689)
  • 4th work

    4th work
    Sonatas da camera (trio sonatas for 2 violins and continuo) (Rome 1694)
  • 5th work

    5th work
    Suonati a violino e violone o cimbalo (6 sonatas da chiesa and 6 sonatas da camera for violin and continuo) (Rome 1700) The last sonata is a set of variations on La Folia.
  • In 1708

    In 1708
    He returned to Rome, living in the palace of Cardinal Ottoboni. His visit to Naples, at the invitation of the king, took place in the same year.
  • He died

    He died
    His death came on January 8, 1713, about to turn sixty years of age.His body was embalmed and protected by a triple coffin of lead, cypress and chestnut, was buried in the church of Santa Maria della Rotonda (Pantheon), in the chapel of San José.