||Born 2 May, in Palermo|
||Sent to Rome at the age of twelve, where he may have studied with Carissimi|
||Appointed maestro di cappella of San Giacomo degli Incurabili; marries|
||Appointed maestro di cappella at the vice-regal court of Naples|
||Son Domenico is born 26 October |
||Leaves with his family for Florence, hoping to find employment for himself and his son Domenico with Prince Ferdinando de' Medici. |
||Scarlatti accepts a position in Rome as assistant music director at San Maria Maggiore. |
||Elected to the Arcadian Academy, with Pasquini and Corelli. |
||Goes to Venice to produce two of his works; on their failure, he returns to Rome where he is promoted to the senior post at San Maria Maggiore.
||Accepts an invitation from the new Austrian viceroy to resume his position at Naples|
||Dies 22 October, in Naples|
||Receives a patent of nobility from Pope Clement XI.