Scarlatti, Domenico

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Portrait of Domenico Scarlatti (click to view image source)
Domenico Scarlatti
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Name
Scarlatti, Domenico Gender: M
born on 26 October 1685 at 20:57 (= 8:57 PM )
Place Naples, Italy, 40n51, 14e17
Timezone LMT m14e17 (is local mean time)
Data source
Conflicting/unverified
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 04°04' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 20°24 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 10°41'



Biography

Italian composer and keyboard virtuoso who produced his first opera at the age of 18 and went on to compose over 600 pieces for the harpsichord. He was a court musician in Lisbon and Madrid. In his later years he became so obese he could not cross his hands while playing as he did when he was young. His father, Allessandro, was also a very good musician.

Died 7/23/1757 in Madrid.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Tony Joseph from Arthur Young. PC gives 11:30 AM as "recorded," unverified. Bordoni writes, "Birth times in Italy were not recorded until after 1870."

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Weight (Obese)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Harpischord)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Opera)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection

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