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Salieri, Antonio Line breaks: An|to¦nio Sali|eri
Pronunciation: /ˌsalɪˈɛːri/

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Definition of Salieri, Antonio in English:

( 1750–1825), Italian composer. His output includes over forty operas and four oratorios. Salieri lived in Vienna and taught Beethoven, Schubert, and Liszt. He was hostile to Mozart, whom he considered his rival, but a rumour that he poisoned him is now thought to be without foundation.

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