Hector Berlioz

Composer

Hector Berlioz

Born- December 11,1803

Died- March 8,1869

Music

Style- Romantic 1820-1910

Famous Pieces- Symphonie Fantastique, Harold in Italy, Romeo et Juliette.

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Fun Facts

  • Berlioz originally followed in his fathers footsteps to become a doctor, but instead became a composer.
  • Berlioz went to a medical school in Paris, but a year later enrolled the Conservatoire.
  • He played the flute and guitar as a child
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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (complete performance)