Summary

Louis-Hector Berlioz (/ˈbɛərlioʊz/; French: [ɛktɔʁ bɛʁljoz]; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and Harold in Italy, choral pieces including the Requiem and L'enfance du Christ, his three operas Benvenuto Cellini, Les Troyens and Béatrice et Bénédict, and works of hybrid genres such as the "dramatic symphony" Roméo et Juliette and the "dramatic legend" La damnation de Faust.

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Drawing of Berlioz conducting a choir by Gustave Doré, published in Journal pour rire, 27 June 1850
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Photograph of Berlioz by Nadar, January 1857
Lithograph of Berlioz by August Prinzhofer, Vienna, 1845. Berlioz considered this to be a good likeness.
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Painting of a young Berlioz by Émile Signol, 1832.
Painting of a young Berlioz by Émile Signol, 1832.
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Last photograph of Berlioz, 1868
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Berlioz by Pierre Petit
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Drawing of Harriet Smithson as Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet
 
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