Pietro Philippo Scarlatti (1679 - 1750)

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Birthplace: Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Death: Died in Naples, Naples, Campania, Italy
Occupation: Composer, organist and chirmaster
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About Pietro Philippo 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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Pietro Scarlatti's Timeline

January 5, 1679
Rome, Rome, Lazio, Italy
February 22, 1750
Age 71
Naples, Naples, Campania, Italy