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Antonio Salieri

Composer Antonio Salieri

Profession: Composer


Why Famous: Salieri was one of the great composers of 18th century and known for operas like "Armida", "La fiera di Venezia" and "Tatare".

Born: August 18, 1750
Birthplace: Legnago, Republic of Venice
Star Sign: Leo

Died: May 7, 1825 (aged 74)

Married Life

  • 1774-10-10 Composer Antonio Salieri (24) weds Therese Helferstorfer

Historical Events

  • 1771-06-02 "Armida", an operatic 'dramma per musica' by Antonio Salieri debuts at the Vienna Burgtheater
  • 1787-06-08 "Tarare" an opera by Antonio Salieri premieres at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin in Paris

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