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memoirs of Hector Berlioz

by Hector Berlioz

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.,
    • Composers -- France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 675-677) and index.

      Statementtranslated and edited by David Cairns.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesEveryman"s library ;, 231
      ContributionsCairns, David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.B5 A3 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 709 p. :
      Number of Pages709
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3584786M
      ISBN 10037541391X
      LC Control Number2002283060
      OCLC/WorldCa49504603

      The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz: Berlioz, Hector, Cairns, David, Cairns, David: Books - (14). Full text of "Autobiography of Hector Berlioz, member of the Institute of France, from to Comprising his travels in Italy, Germany, Russia, and England" See other formats.

      Possibly the most colourful figure in the history of Western music, Hector Berlioz () was certainly the most eloquent. His autobiography is among the greatest ever written. Larger than life - like his massive works - Berlioz was a seminal figure in the Romantic movement and his book is both a personal testament and an account of his role.   The memoirs of Hector Berlioz, member of the French Institute, including his travels in Italy, Germany, Russia and England, Pages:

      THE MEMOIRS OF HECTOR BERLIOZ. translated from the French and edited by David Cairns Knopf, pp., $ HECTOR BERLIOZ’S Mémoires are a classic of musical autobiography. If not absolutely “everyone” has read it, everyone at all acquainted with musical literature must be familiar with some of its stories: Berlioz’s attempt to return to Paris from Italy in feminine .   Possibly the most colourful figure in the history of Western music, Hector Berlioz () was certainly the most eloquent. His autobiography is among the greatest ever written. Larger than life - like his massive works - Berlioz was a seminal figure in the Romantic movement and his book is both a personal testament and an account of his role in that Pages:


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