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Hector Berlioz

Composer Hector Berlioz

Full Name: Louis-Hector Berlioz
Profession: Composer

Nationality:
France
French

Why Famous: Symphony Fantastic

Born: December 11, 1803
Birthplace: La Côte-Saint-André, France
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: March 8, 1869 (aged 65)

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Married Life

  • 1833-10-03 Composer Hector Berlioz (29) marries actress Harriet Smithson (30)

Historical Events

  • 1830-12-05 Hector Berlioz's "Symphonique Fantastique" premieres in Paris
  • 1834-11-23 Hector Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" premieres
  • 1837-12-05 Hector Berlioz's "Requiem" premieres
  • 1838-09-10 Hector Berlioz's opera "Benvenuto Cellini" premieres in Paris
  • 1844-02-03 Hector Berlioz's "Carnaval Romain" premieres in Paris
  • 1846-12-06 Opera "La Damnation de Faust" by Hector Berlioz is produced in Paris
  • 1846-12-08 Hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust" premieres

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