Born on August 18, 1750, in Legnago, Republic of Venice, Italy, Antonio Salieri went on to create some of the most popular operas of the day, becoming a leading musical figure in Viennese, Parisian and Italian circles. He later focused on religious compositions and was a court musical director, also becoming a sought-after teacher of other classical greats. Salieri died on May 7, 1825.
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