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Louis-Hector Berlioz
b. December 11, 1803 – d. March 8, 1869 • Composer
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Berlioz, Hector
Berlioz, Hector(1803–69). “Passionate expression, inward intensity, rhythmic impetus, and a quality of unexpectedness,” in the words of the French composer Hector Berlioz, were the main characteristics of his work. A leading figure in the French Romantic movement, Berlioz expressed in musical terms
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Berlioz, Louis-Hector
BERLIOZ, LOUIS-HECTOR (1803–1869)French composer of symphonies, sacred music, operatic and solo vocal piecesBorn in La Côte-St. André, Berlioz originally undertook a classical musical education at the Paris Conservatory, but became part of the developing Romantic aesthetic of his day. Many of his works