1750 – Antonio Salieri, born on the 18th of August in Legnago, Venice, Italy. He was a Italian Composer and Conductor.
1766 – He was taken to Vienna by F. L. Gassmann, who introduced him to the emperor Joseph.
1770 – His first opera, Le Donne letterate, was produced at the Burg-Theater.
1771 – Others followed in rapid succession, and his Armida, was a triumphant success.
1774 – He became Kapellmeister.
1778 – On the death of Bonno, became Hofkapellmeister.
– He held his offices for fifty years, though he made frequent visits to Italy and Paris, and composed music for many European theaters.
1787 – On the 8th of June, he held his offices for fifty years, though he made frequent visits to Italy and Paris, and composed music for many European theaters.
1804 – His last opera was Die Neger, was produced.
1824 – Retired from office on his full salary.
1825 – Died at Vienna on the 7th of May in Vienna, Austria.