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Louis Hector Berlioz (11th December 1803–8th March 1869) was a French Romantic composer best known for the Symphonie fantastique, first performed in 1830, and for his Requiem - Grande messe des morts - of 1837, with its tremendous resources that include four antiphonal brass choirs. Berlioz was born in France at La Côte-Saint-André in the département of Isère, between Lyon and Grenoble. His father was a physician,…

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  • Les troyens is one of the greatest underrated masterpieces of opera history, it deserves way more recognition.
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  • Check out http://encyclopaediaoftrivia.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/hector-berlioz.html for some trivia and info on Hector Berlioz.
  • Un Bal, great tune
  • Symphonie fantastique is the single piece that inspires me the most during my career as a composer.

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