Arcangelo Corelli (Composer)
Born: 17th February 1653, Fusignano, Italy
Died: 8th January 1713, Rome, Italy
Arcangelo Corelli was an Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque era. His music was key in the development of the modern genres of sonata and concerto, in establishing the preeminence of the violin, and as the first coalescing of modern tonality and functional harmony.