Berlioz, Hector


Basic data

  1. December 11, 1803 in La Côte-Saint-André
  2. March 8, 1869 in Paris
  3. Komponist, Musikkritiker
  4. Paris


Berlioz by August Prinzhofer, 1845 (Source: Wikimedia)
Louis Berlioz, the composer's father (Source: Wikimedia)
The Opéra, in the Rue le Peletier, Paris, c. 1821 (Source: Wikimedia)
Harriet Smithson as Ophelia (Source: Wikimedia)
Marie ("Camille") Moke, later Pleyel (Source: Wikimedia)
Berlioz when a student at the Villa Medici, 1832 (Source: Wikimedia)
Paganini, by Ingres (Source: Wikimedia)
Poster for the premiere of Benvenuto Cellini, September 1838. Berlioz's name is not mentioned. (Source: Wikimedia)
Berlioz in 1845 (Source: Wikimedia)
Marie Recio, later Berlioz's second wife (Source: Wikimedia)
Berlioz by Gustave Courbet, 1850 (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait by Pierre Petit, 1863 (Source: Wikimedia)
Grave in Montmartre (Source: Wikimedia)
Opening of Béatrice et Bénédict overture, showing characteristic rhythmic variations (Source: Wikimedia)
Berlioz's use of col legno strings in the Symphonie fantastique: the players tap their strings with the wooden backs of their bows (Source: Wikimedia)
Idée fixe theme, Symphonie fantastique (Source: Wikimedia)
Les Troyens à Carthage (the second part of Les Troyens) at the Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique-Châtelet, 1892 (Source: Wikimedia)
Berlioz's manuscript of the Requiem, showing the eight pairs of timpani in the Dies irae (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Hector Berlioz, H ssener, Auguste - um 1840 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis (Louis) Hector Berlioz, H ssener, Auguste -  (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Dargestellter: Hector Berlioz Künstler: keine Angabe (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

Biographical information from the WeGA

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