Arcangelo Corelli

Birth / Death Dates
1653 - 1713

An Italian Baroque violinist and composer. Best known for his solo violin sonatas, trio sonatas, and concerti grossi, his compositions are distinguished by beautiful lyricism and grace. His Opus 6 violin sonatas of 1700 are considered to mark a turning-point in the history of composition for the violin. Read more: Wikipedia article.