Antonio Salieri

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Birthday
18, 1750
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
May 7, 1825 (74)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1750
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
May 7, 1825 (74)

About

Italian classical composer who served as the director of the Italian opera from 1774 to 1792.

Before Fame

As a child, he would often run away from home to hear his brother's concertos.

Trivia

He was immortalized in the Oscar-winning 1984 film Amadeus, which won eight Oscars including Best Picture.

Family Life

He received his first musical education from his brother, violinist Francesco Salieri.

Associated With

He was portrayed in the film Amadeus by respected actor F. Murray Abraham.