AKA Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Location of death: Venice, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Church of San Marco, Venice, Italy
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer, Violinist
Executive summary: Adagio in G minor
An Italian musician. He was a prolific composer of operas attracting contemporary attention for their originality, but is more remarkable as a composer of instrumental music, which greatly attracted the attention of Johann Sebastian Bach, who wrote at least two fugues on Albinoni's themes and constantly used his basses for harmony exercises for his pupils.
Wife: Margherita Rimondi (m. 1705, d. 1721)
Wife: Maria Amalia (m. 1722)
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