Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741), nicknamed il
Prete Rosso ("The Red Priest") because of his red hair, was an Italian
Baroque composer, priest, and virtuoso violinist, born in Venice.
Vivaldi is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his
influence during his lifetime was widespread over Europe. Vivaldi is
known mainly for composing instrumental concertos, especially for the
violin, as well as sacred choral works and over 40 operas. His best
known work is a series of violin concertos known as Le Quattro Stagioni.
Antonio Vivaldi - Le Quattro Stagioni
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