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Find A Grave - Memorial table of original grave on the Karlsplatz
Vivaldi, Antonio [memorial] b. March 4, 1678 d. July 28, 1741 Composer and Violinist. His suite "The Four Seasons" (1723) is one of the best-loved pieces in all Baroque music. An early example of a tone poem, a form later favored by the Romantics, it effectively captures the moods of the seasons even without the benefit of percussion. Vivaldi's music is typically popular in spirit, warm and inviting in its melody, and often imaginative in its scoring. Of his many other compositions the most familiar are probably the 12 concertos that form the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cause of death: Heart attack Memorial table of original grave on the Karlsplatz, Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria