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date: 23 February 2020

Berlioz, Louis Hector (b La Côte‐St André, Grenoble, 1803; d Paris, 1869) 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Author(s):
Joyce KennedyJoyce Kennedy, Michael KennedyMichael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-JohnsonTim Rutherford-Johnson

French composer, cond., and critic. His life, especially as related by himself in his marvellous Memoirs, reads like a novel. Son of a provincial doctor, he showed early liking for music, learning the fl and flageolet, and later the guitar, but never the pf. Intended for a medical career, in ... ...

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