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Tomaso Albinoni
(1671 - 1751)

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1671 Born in Venice, 14 June, the son of a wealthy paper merchant and landowner.
1680 Begins his musical education with violin and singing lessons.
1694 His first known opera, Zenobia, is staged and an early set of 12 trio sonatas is published.
1705 Marries the Veronese operatic soprano Margherita Rimondi who bears him six children.
1721 Magherita dies
1722 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.
1741 Having worked for most of his life as an independent, freelance composer, he voluntarily retires
1751 Dies in Venice on the 17th of January
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