• BORN

    Vivaldi was an Italian,Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher, impresario, and Roman Catholic priest.
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  • Vivaldi as a priest

    Vivaldi as a priest
    In 1703 Antonio was ordained a priest and soon acquired the nickname "The Red Pope" because of his blond hair. In the same year he was appointed violin teacher.
  • Ηis travels

    Ηis travels
    He began to compose and became known outside the narrow confines of Venice. From 1718 he traveled constantly to present his works, based in Mantua.
  • "Four Seasons"

     "Four Seasons"
    Vivaldi presented a series of concerts for strings and bass, entitled "Il cimento dell 'armonia e dell' inventione" The first four of which are "Four Seasons", his most famous work.
  • Cancellation of his performance

    Cancellation of his performance
    The Cardinal of Ferrara cancels one of his performances, because he refused to officiate and because of his cohabitation with the two sisters, which scandalized the faithful
  • Ηis death

    Ηis death
    After Vivaldi’s death, his huge collection of musical manuscripts, consisting mainly of autograph scores of his own works, was bound into 27 large volumes.