Pergolesi, Giovanni

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Pergolesi, Giovanni Gender: M
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
born on 3 January 1710 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Jesi, Italy, 43n31, 13e14
Timezone LMT m13e14 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 13°13' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°00 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 16°55'

Giovanni Pergolesi (Purported portrait presented by his biographer Florimo to the Naples Conservatory)


Italian writer and composer of opera. In the 18th century, he was the leading figure in the rise of Italian comic opera, writing for both stage and church. His most noted works are "La Serva Padrona" and "Stabat Mater."

A musical prodigy, he displayed his gifts at a young age.

Pergolesi died of tuberculosis 3/16/1736 Pozzuoli, Italy.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

On 3 December 2014 Sy Scholfield quotes from "Pergolesi' by Francesco Degrada (S. Civita, 1986), p. 90: "Atto di nascita di Pergolesi. Jesi, archivio della cattedrale. Alle ventidue del 3 gennaio 1710 D. Anna Vittoria diede alla luce Giovan Battista, figlio di Francesco Andrea."

Translation: Act of birth of Pergolesi, Jesi, archives of the cathedral. At twenty-two hours of 3 January 1710 D. Anna Vittoria gave birth to Giovan Battista, son of Francesco Andrea."

Previously this entry had 4 January 1710 at 03:00 AM rated C (orig. source not known): Tony Joseph quotes Wangemann; same from Snethlage


  • Traits : Mind : Child prodigy (Musical)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis (Terminal)
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 26)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection