Arcangelo Corelli

Italian violinist and composer
Arcangelo Corelli, Porträt von Frans Douven

Arcangelo Corelli (17 February 1653 – 8 January 1713) was an Italian violinist and composer. He composed some of the most important Italian music of the Baroque period. He was also very famous as a violin player. Other violinists learned from his style of playing and developed the art of playing the violin. His works include sonatas and concerti grossi.