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Berlioz Photo Album : Posthumous portraits (2b)

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Portrait of Berlioz in 1942

    This picture has been scanned from a copy of the programme of an 1942 concert. The concert took place at the Théâtre National du Palais de Chaillot on 17 November 1942, and had been organised by the Féderation Nationale des plus Grands Invalides de Guerre, with the orchestras of the Concerts Gabriel Pierné, Lamoureux and Pasdeloup, and the Chorale Emile Passani. It was a special performance of La Damnation de Faust conducted by Jean Fournet. The soloists were Yvonne Delbrel, Georges Jouatte, Paul Cabanel, and André Pactat

    This concert programme has been donated by us to the Musée-Hector-Berlioz.


An English translation of the text reads:
HECTOR BERLIOZ seems to us to form with Hugo and Eugène Delacroix the trinity of Romantic Art.

Théophile Gauthier

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