Antonio Vivaldi

Venice, California, United States

After a year as a freelance musician, he was recalled by the Ospedale with a unanimous vote in 1711; clearly during his year's absence the board realized the importance of his role.


He became responsible for all of the musical activity of the institution


when he was promoted to

maestro de' concerti

(music director) in 1716.

  • Education
    • master of violin) at an orphanage