Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869), French early Romantic composer. Famous works: Symphonie Fantastique (1830), La Marche Hongroise (1841), Les Troyens (1863).
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Aesthetic Realism, Hector Berlioz, and Anger & Tenderness
Essay: Berlioz was passionate yet suffered from not knowing the difference between good and bad anger, true and false tenderness.--Edward Green
Berlioz in Paris
A reconstruction of Berlioz's Paris, using original photos of and commentary on buildings associated with Berlioz.
Berlioz Music Scores
Scores which may be both viewed and played on line as midi files.
Includes biography, catalogs of musical and literary works, of works, and articles [English, French]
Berlioz, Hector (1803 - 1869)
Brief biography and caricature with summaries of orchestral music, choral works, and operas with recommended recordings.
Berlioz, Hector (1803 - 1869), France
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Classical Music Archives: Hector Berlioz
Biography from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. Over 20 complete works offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Wikipedia article with biography, legacy, musical influence and works, literary accomplishments, publication, internal references to related people and topics, links, and pictures.
Find A Grave listing with birth and death dates, summary of important works, portrait photo, pictures of tomb, cemetery information, and interactive memorial.
Filmography showing cinematic use of his works with biography and trivia from the Internet Movie Database.
Biographical sketch tracing his movement from outsider to practical definition of French Romanticism, summaries of orchestral, choral, and operatic works, and Naxos discography.
Biography, pictures, and links from the Internet Public Library's Music History 102.
The Lied and Song Texts Page has the lyrics of 27 Berlioz mélodies and chansons, some with an English translation.
Hector Berlioz: Episodes in the Life of an Artist
Biography, key works, timeline, quotes, recommended recordings, and suggested further resources.
Information about performances and recordings of Les Troyens.
Louis Hector Berlioz
Biographical information noting unlikely beginnings, financial struggles, critical acclaim, depression and withdrawal from composing, and selected works.
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