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26 June, 2013
(1671 - 1751)
||Born in Venice, 14 June, the son of a wealthy paper merchant and landowner.|
||Begins his musical education with violin and singing lessons.|
||His first known opera, Zenobia, is staged and an early set of 12 trio sonatas is published.|
||Marries the Veronese operatic soprano Margherita Rimondi who bears him six children.|
||Following the dedication of a set of concertos to the Elector (Prince)of Bavaria, he is invited to Munich to supervise the staging of some of his operas on the royal wedding of Karl Albert and Maria Amalia.|
||Having worked for most of his life as an independent, freelance composer, he voluntarily retires|
||Dies in Venice on the 17th of January|