The celebrated composer Arcangelo Corelli, one of the giants of Baroque music, died in Rome on January 8th, 1713, a few weeks short of his sixtieth birthday.
Corelli was given the great honour of being interred in the Pantheon, where the plaque notes that he was also a violinist of high renown.
Blogging about Rome:
its art, history and culture.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
small-group walking tours
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