Music Trivia: Answer 16

Antonio Vivaldi was earning many times more then his father by the time he was twenty-five and took a job teaching violin at the Pieta orphanage for girls. He also earned even more writing operas. He also spent his money, and died poor at age sixty-three.

Sources: “Antonio Vivaldi” Antonio Vivaldi in a NutshellN.p., n.p. Web. 05 Feb. 2018.

Heller, Karl. “Antonio Vivaldi: The Red Priest of Venice” pp.141

Kolneder, Walter. “Antonio Vivaldi: His Life and Work” pp. 21

Krull, Kathleen. “Antonio Vivaldi.” Lives of the Musicians. Sand Diego: Harcourt, 2002. 12-13. Print.

Swain, Joseph P. “Historical Dictionary of Baroque Music” pp.308