|Date of Birth||4 March 1678, Venice, Republic of Venice [now Veneto, Italy]|
|Date of Death||28 July 1741, Vienna, Austria, Habsburg Monarchy, Holy Roman Empire [now Austria]|
|Birth Name||Antonio Lucio Vivaldi|
|Nickname||The red priest|
Mini Bio (1)
Being the son of a violinist Vivaldi started playing the violin himself early in his life. In 1703 he became priest and in 1716 the director of a conservatory of the church in Venice. Being a famous violinist he gave concerts all over Europe also composing a lot of violin concerts and other string works. There is not much information about his life only that he died in poverty in Vienna.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Volker Boehm