1639 – Born in Rome on the 3rd of April.
1667 – He moved to Rome where he composed copiously, mostly sacred music, and began to live a dissolute life.
– He went to Venice, where he was hired by a powerful nobleman as the music tutor to his mistress.
– He was again involved in an affair with a poorly-chosen woman, and this time a hired killer caught up with him at the Piazza Banchi and stabbed him to death.
– Stradella was an extremely influential composer at the time, though his fame was eclipsed in the next century by Corelli, Vivaldi and others.
– Three separate composers made operas out of his life, the most famous being Friedrich von Flotow with his Alessandro Stradella.
1682 – He was murdered in Genoa on the 25th of February.