Hector Berlioz
www.youtube.com/symphony Encore: Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March The world's first collaborative online orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall on April 15, 20...
Hector Berlioz - Symphony Fantastique (Celibidache)
The conductor Sergiu Celibidache was a legend in his own lifetime, mesmerising orchestras with his intensity and brilliance, both in rehearsals and in perfor...
Charles Delaunay
Charles Delaunay (18 January 1911 – 16 February 1988) was a French author, jazz expert, co-founder and long-term leader of the Hot Club de France.
Born in Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, Oise, the son of pa...
Henry-Louis de La Grange
Henry-Louis de La Grange (born 26 May 1924) is a musicologist and biographer of Gustav Mahler.
Henry-Louis de La Grange was born in Paris of an American mother (Emily Sloane) and a French father, ...
Léon Boëllmann
Léon Boëllmann (September 25, 1862 – October 11, 1897) was a French composer of Alsatian origin, known for a small number of compositions for organ. His best-known composition is Suite ...
Three Bs
"The Three Bs" is an English-language phrase derived from an expression coined by Peter Cornelius in 1854, which added Hector Berlioz as the third B to occupy the heights already occupied by Johann Se...
L'éventail de Jeanne
L'éventail de Jeanne (Jean's Fan) is a children's ballet choreographed in 1927 by Alice Bourgat and Yvonne Franck.The music is a collaborative work by ten French composers, each of whom contributed a ...
Victorin de Joncières
Félix-Ludger Rossignol, known as Victorin de Joncières (12 April 1839 – 26 October 1903), was a French composer and music critic.
Son of a political writer and editor of La Patrie and Consti...
Castil-Blaze
François-Henri-Joseph Blaze, known as Castil-Blaze (1 December 1784 – 11 December 1857), was a French musicologist, music critic, composer, and music editor.
Blaze was born and grew up in Ca...
Louis de Gramont
Louis Ferdinand de Gramont (1855 – 9 December 1912) was a French journalist, dramatist, and librettist. He was a son of Ferdinand de Gramont.Gramont was born in Sèvres and finished his studies a...
Benoît Duteurtre
Benoît Duteurtre ([dytœʁtʁ]) is a French novelist and essayist, born in 1960. He is also a musical critic, musician, producer and host of a radio show about music. He spends his time between Paris, Ne...
Frank Ténot
Frank Ténot (October 31, 1925 – January 8, 2004) was a press agent, pataphysician and jazz critic. He managed a number of publications over the course of his long association with Daniel Filipacchi. ...
Georges Jean-Aubry
Georges Jean-Aubry (also Gérard Jean-Aubry, or G Jean-Aubry) was the pen-name of Jean-Frédéric-Emile Aubry (1882-1950), a French music critic and translator. He was a friend, translator and biographer...
La Symphonie fantastique
La Symphonie fantastique is a 1942 French drama film by Christian-Jaque and produced by the German-controlled French film production company Continental Films, which was founded in 1940. The film is ...
1988 Spitak earthquake
The 1988 Armenian earthquake, also known as the Spitak earthquake (Armenian: Սպիտակի երկրաշարժ Spitaki yerkrašarž) occurred in the northern region of Armenia (then part of the Soviet Union) on Wed...
Pierre Schaeffer
Pierre Henri Marie Schaeffer ( /piːˈɛər ˈhɛnriː məˈriː ˈʃeɪfər/, [ʃɛfɛʁ]; 14 August 1910 – 19 August 1995) was a French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer, musicologist and acoustician. His innov...
Louis Gallet
Louis Gallet (1835, Valence, Drôme – 1898) was an inexhaustible French writer of operatic libretti, plays, romances, memoirs, pamphlets, and innumerable articles, who is remembered above all f...
Pierre Capdevielle (musician)
Pierre Capdevielle (1 February 1906 – 9 July 1969) was a French conductor, composer, and music critic. In 1938 he was awarded the Prix Blumenthal and in 1948 he founded the Centre de documentation de ...
Harriet Smithson
Henrietta Constance (Harriet) Smithson (1800–1854) was an Anglo-Irish actress, the first wife of Hector Berlioz, and the inspiration for his Symphonie fantastique.Smithson was born on 18 March 1800 a...
Édouard Schuré
Eduard (Édouard) Schuré (January 21, 1841 in Strasbourg – April 7, 1929 in Paris) was a French philosopher, poet, playwright, novelist, music critic, and publicist of esoteric literature.
Sc...
Alexis Roland-Manuel
Alexis Roland-Manuel (22 March 1891 – 1 November 1966) was a French composer and critic, remembered mainly for his criticism.
He was born Roland Alexis Manuel Lévy in Paris, to a fa...
69288 Berlioz
69288 Berlioz (1990 TW11) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 11, 1990, by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Jacques Réda
Jacques Réda (born 24 January 1929 in Lunéville) is a French poet, jazz critic, and flâneur. He was chief editor of the Nouvelle Revue Française from 1987 to 1996.
Victor Roger
Victor Roger (22 July 1853 – 2 December 1903) was a French composer. He is best known for his operettas, particularly the lighter kind known as the "vaudeville-opérette". His thirty theatre works, co...
Gustave Chouquet
Gustave Chouquet (16 April 1819 – 30 January 1886) was a French music historian, music critic, and teacher of French.
Born Adolphe-Gustave Chouquet in Le Havre, he spent six years in Paris studyin...