Caldara, Antonio

Caldara, Antonio

(äntô`nyō käldä`rä), c.1670–1736, Italian composer. In 1714, Caldara obtained a position at the imperial court in Vienna, where he remained until his death. He composed many operas and oratorios, other sacred and secular vocal music, and chamber works. His canons were especially popular. Franz Joseph Haydn was influenced by Caldara.
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Musicians like Heinrich Isaac, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Caldara, Antonio Salieri, and Anton Bruckner have worked with the choir.
Among them were Heinrich Isaak, Antonio Caldara, Antonio Salieri (unjustly cast as the villain in Amadeus), Haydn, Gluck, Mozart, and Bruckner.