Biography of Leonardo da Vinci


Who was Leonardo da Vinci? What did he do? Why is he famous? What were some of his most famous artworks? What were some of his inventions? When and where did he live? Learn the answers to all these questions and more with this brief, child-friendly introduction to the ultimate Renaissance Man, Leonardo da Vinci.

Did you know that the main music in this video was written by a friend of da Vinci’s? It’s true! Franchinus Gaffurius was an Italian composer and a personal friend of Leonardo da Vinci. He wrote choral and religious music, and you can hear two of his pieces in the background of this video.