Pietro Filippo Scarlatti, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pietro Filippo Scarlatti

Italian composer

Date of Birth: 05-Jan-1679

Place of Birth: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 22-Feb-1750

Profession: composer, organist

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Pietro Filippo Scarlatti

  • Pietro Filippo Scarlatti (5 January 1679 – 22 February 1750) was an Italian composer, organist and choirmaster. He was born in Rome, the eldest of Alessandro Scarlatti's children and a brother of composer Domenico Scarlatti - began his musical career in 1705 as choirmaster of the cathedral of Urbino.
  • Three years later, in 1708, his father brought him to Naples, where he became an organist at court.
  • In 1728 his only opera Clitarco was premiered at Naples' Teatro San Bartolomeo (the score has gone missing).
  • Other main works include three cantatas and a multitude of keyboard toccatas (one of which has been recorded by Luciano Sgrizzi).
  • He died in Naples in 1750.

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