Antonio Vivaldi By amhickman1 Mar 4, 1678 It's a boy! Don Antonio Lucio Vivaldi is born into the city of music and flooded streets that was Venice. Period: Mar 4, 1678 to Jul 28, 1741 life time Feb 24, 1703 You're hired! Vivaldi gets hired at the Pieta,and is ordained a priest. Nov 7, 1711 1st concerto L'estro Armonico (Vivaldi's first concerto) is published. May 9, 1713 1st opera Ottone in Villa (Vivaldi's first opera) is published. Sep 15, 1716 1st oratario Juditha Triumphans (Vivaldi's first oratario) is published. Oct 30, 1724 Mr. Impressario Now that Antonio plays for Pope Innocent XIII, he is an impressario. Aug 2, 1725 du dun dun dun du du dunnnnn The famous song Four Seasons is published. Apr 9, 1728 Befriend royalty: check Vivaldi meets Emperor Charles VI, and they become great friends. Mar 20, 1740 Get lost! Because baroque music is "out of fasion" no one listens to Vivaldi's music. If you were bankrupt back then,you wre forced to find work somewhere else. Jul 28, 1741 R.I.P., Antonio Vivaldi The great musician dies presumably of asthma.