Skip to main content

Antonio Salieri (Composer)

Born: 18th August 1750, Legnago, Italy

Died: 7th May 1825, Vienna, Austria

Nationality: Italian

Antonio Salieri was an Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher. He was born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, and spent his adult life and career as a subject of the Habsburg Monarchy.

Salieri was a pivotal figure in the development of late 18th-century opera. As a student of Florian Leopold Gassmann, and a protégé of Christoph Willibald Gluck, Salieri was a cosmopolitan composer who wrote operas in three languages. Salieri helped to develop and shape many of the features of operatic compositional vocabulary, and his music was a powerful influence on contemporary composers.

Popular Works: Salieri

All Works: Salieri

Recent Best Sellers: Salieri

  • Zauberoper
    CD: $16.25
    Download from $9.25
  • Salieri: Tarare
    3 CDs: Original price ($19.00) Reduced price $14.75
    Download from Original price ($10.00) Reduced price $7.00
  • Molieri (Mozart and Salieri Arias)
    CD: $15.50
    Download from $10.00
  • Mozart & Salieri: Requiem
    CD: $16.25
  • La Symphonie Parisienne
    7 CDs: Original price ($42.00) Reduced price $31.50
    Download from $21.50
  • The Early Viennese School
    2 Presto CDs: $22.75
    Download from $16.75