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Musicians Born in 1678

Person of interestAntonio Vivaldi

Mar 4 Antonio Vivaldi, Baroque violin virtuoso and composer (The Four Seasons), born in Venice, Venetian Republic (now Italy) (d. 1741)

Violin Virtuoso and Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Virtuoso and Composer
Antonio Vivaldi
  • Jul 6 Nicola Francesco Haym, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1729)
  • Dec 30 William Croft, English composer and organist, born in Nether Ettington (d. 1727)