Tomaso Albinoni, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1671) died on January 17, 1751.

Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni was a Venetian Baroque composer. His output includes operas, concertos, sonatas for one to six instruments, sinfonias, and solo cantatas. While famous in his day as an opera composer, he is known today for his instrumental music, especially his concertos. He is best remembered today for a work called "Adagio in G minor", attributed to him but said to be written by Remo Giazotto, a 20th century musicologist and composer, who was a cataloger of the works of Albinoni.

Tomaso Albinoni, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1671) died on January 17, 1751.

January 17, 1751

Tomaso Albinoni, Italian violinist and composer (b. 1671) died on January 17, 1751.

Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni was a Venetian Baroque composer. His output includes operas, concertos, sonatas for one to six instruments, sinfonias, and solo cantatas. While famous in his day as an opera composer, he is known today for his instrumental music, especially his concertos. He is best remembered today for a work called "Adagio in G minor", attributed to him but said to be written by Remo Giazotto, a 20th century musicologist and composer, who was a cataloger of the works of Albinoni.