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Hector Berlioz

Composer (11-Dec-1803 — 8-Mar-1869)


Jacques Barzun. Berlioz and the Romantic Century. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.. 1950. (2 vols.) 573pp. + 511pp.

Hector Berlioz. Translated by Katharine F. Boult. The Life of Hector Berlioz as Written By Himself in His Letters and Memoirs. London: J. M. Dent & Co.. 1903.

Peter Bloom (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Berlioz. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 301pp.

Peter Bloom (editor). Berlioz Studies. Cambridge University Press. 1992. 279pp.

Peter Bloom. The Life of Berlioz. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 211pp.

David Cairns. Berlioz. University of California Press. 2000. (2 vols.) 672pp. + 907pp. Volume I, The Making of an Artist, 1803-1832. Volume II, Servitude and Greatness, 1832-1869.

John Crabbe. Hector Berlioz: Rational Romantic. Taplinger. 1980. 143pp.

Norman Del Mar. Conducting Berlioz. Oxford University Press. 1997. 230pp.

John Harold Elliot. Berlioz. E. P. Dutton. 1946. 243pp.

D. Kern Holoman. Berlioz. Harvard University Press. 1989. 687pp.

Barbara L. Kelly; Kerry Murphy (editors). Berlioz and Debussy: Sources, Contexts and Legacies: Essays in Honour of François Lesure. Ashgate Publishing. 2007. 209pp.

Jeffrey Langford; Jane Denker Graves. Hector Berlioz: A Guide to Research. Garland. 1989. 307pp.

Hugh Macdonald. Berlioz. London: J. M. Dent. 1982. 261pp.

Kerry Murphy. Hector Berlioz and the Development of French Music Criticism. UMI Research Press. 1988. 295pp.

Brian Primmer. The Berlioz Style. Oxford University Press. 1973. 202pp.

Michael Rose. Berlioz Remembered. London: Faber and Faber. 2001. 303pp.

Julian Rushton. The Musical Language of Berlioz. Cambridge University Press. 1983. 303pp.

Julian Rushton. The Music of Berlioz. Oxford University Press. 2001. 363pp.

Victor Seroff. Hector Berlioz: An Illustrated Biography. New York: Macmillan. 1967. 168pp.

W. J. Turner. Berlioz: The Man and His Work. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. 1934. 374pp.

Tom S. Wotton. Hector Berlioz. London: Oxford University Press. 1935. 224pp.

Michael G. H. Wright. A Berlioz Bibliography: Critical Writing on Hector Berlioz from 1825 to 1986. Saint Michael's Abbey Press. 1987. 408pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.67)

  9. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.47)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.144)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.99)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.86)

  13. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.34-37)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.89-91)

  15. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.24)

  16. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.55-57)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.23)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.84)

  19. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (pp.35-36)

  20. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.36)

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