Born: Monday, June 8, 1671 in Venice, Italy
Died: Sunday, January 17, 1751 in Venice, Italy
Nation of Origin: Italy
He composed cantatas, sonatas, concertos, serenatas, oratorios, sinfonias, over fifty operas, and other works.
Adagio for organ and strings
The Opera, Griselda
Albinoni spent nearly all his career in Venice. Albinoni is best known as a composer of instrumental works. His work was admired by contemporaries such as J. S. Bach.
Bukofzer, Manfred F., Music in the Baroque Era, from Monteverdi to Bach, W.W. Norton & Company, November 1947, ISBN: 0393097455
Palisca, Claude V. Baroque Music, Prentice Hall, December 1990, ISBN: 0130584967
Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257
Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679
Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
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