This page displays engravings, photos and portraits of Berlioz, and those of members of his family and colleagues, friends and other people who were closely associated with him. The album also includes pictures of writers and poets who inspired some of his works, and of composers whose music he admired.
Unless otherwise stated, all the pictures in the Berlioz Photo Album pages have been scanned from engraving, prints and 19th and early 20th century books and documents in our own collection. All rights reserved.
Last update: 1 April 2013
A red asterisk (*) indicates an addition since the previous update
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1. Portraits and photos painted or taken
between early 1830s and late 1860s,
presented in chronological order:
1869 – Berlioz’s death mask
2. Posthumous portraits:
Late 19th century-early 20th century*
and marital families (grandfather, father, sisters, nieces, brother-in-law, uncle, much loved family house-keeper, first and second wives, son)
Friends, acquaintances, colleagues and other people associated with Berlioz
Friends, acquaintances and others (1) (Humbert Ferrand – a “friend for life”)
Friends, acquaintances and others (2) (Bertin family, Fornier (Estelle), Gautier, Janin, Lesueur, Liszt, Moke, Viardot, de Vigny, Sayn-Wittgenstein)
Friends, acquaintances and others (3) (Auber, Bénazet, Charton-Demeur, Cherubini, Fétis, Girard, Habeneck)
Friends, acquaintances and others (4) (Balzac, Carvalho, Paganini, Thomas, Wagner)
Friends, acquaintances and others (5) (Branchu, Patti, Sax, Vernet [Horace and Louise])
Friends, acquaintances and others (6) (Heller, Hiller, Legouvé, d’Ortigue, Saint-Saëns, Sand)
Friends, acquaintances and others (7) (Astruc, David, Hamerik, Hanslick, Joachim)
Friends, acquaintances and others (8) (von Bülow, Deschamps, Griepenkerl, Heine)
and acquaintances in Russia
(Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Damcke, Glinka, Lenz, General Lvov, Prince Odoievsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rubinstein, Stasov, Tchaikovsky)
Friends and acquaintances in Marseille and Lyon (Alizard, Hainl, Méry, Morel, Reyer, Ritter)
and acquaintances in London
(Balfe, Benedict, Costa, Davison, Ella, Ernst, Ganz family [Adolph, Moritz, Leopold, Wilhelm], Gye, Hallé, Hogarth, Jarrett, Jullien, Sainton, Silas, Wallace)
Composers, writers and poets whose works Berlioz admired and drew inspiration from
Composers (Beethoven, Gluck, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Spontini, Weber)
and poets (Byron, Goethe, Hugo, Schiller, Scott, Shakespeare, Virgil)
European royalty and nobility associated with Berlioz
Royalty and nobility (1) (Germany)
Royalty and nobility (2) (Great Britain, Germany)
Royalty and nobility (3) (France)
Royalty and nobility (4) (Russia)
Royalty and nobility (5) (Monaco)
Related pages on this site:
Berlioz Mémoires (in the original French)
Berlioz Music Scores
Predecessors and Contemporaries
The Hector Berlioz Website was created by Monir Tayeb and Michel Austin on 18
Berlioz Photo Album created by Monir Tayeb and Michel Austin on 3 December 1997; substantial reorganisations and additions made since.
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