l. hector berlioz


[ber-lee-ohz; French ber-lyawz]
Louis Hector [lwee-ek-tawr] , 1803–69, French composer.
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Berlioz (ˈbɛəlɪˌəʊz, French bɛrljoz)
Hector (Louis) (ɛktɔr). 1803--69, French composer, regarded as a pioneer of modern orchestration. His works include the cantata La Damnation de Faust (1846), the operas Les Troyens (1856--59) and Béatrice et Bénédict (1860--62), the Symphonie fantastique (1830), and the oratorio L'Enfance du Christ (1854)

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