Composer: Arcangelo Corelli
Dates: 17 February 1653 – 8 January 1713
Title of Piece: La Follia
Brief Biography: Corelli was a Baroque composer and violinist. The style of execution he introduced influenced the development of violin playing and during the 18th century he was considered the iconic point of reference. Corelli was received in the highest circles of Italian aristocracy and presided over the Mondy concerts in the palace of Cardinal Ottoboni.