Antonio Vivaldi Quotes

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, nicknamed (“The Red Priest”) because of his red hair, was an Italian Baroque composer, priest, and violinist born in Venice.

“Se questa non piace, non voglio più scrivere di musica.” – An ironic note written upon an aria score of Antonio Vivaldi’s opera Orlando Furioso (1727), and quoted in Michael Talbot (1978) Vivaldi, p. 90. Translation: “If you don’t like this, I’ll stop writing music.”

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