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Hector Berlioz

La Côte-Saint-André, Isère 1803 - Paris 1869
French Romantic composer
(Wikipedia)
Claude Grangé
1953

Grenoble /  Hector Berlioz   Grenoble /  Hector Berlioz

Description

Stone statue of Berlioz, in a thinking pose leaning against a wall.

The statue replaces a bronze statue by Urbain Basset from 1903, which was molten during the Vichy government. Grange's statue is not a copy of Basset's.

Inscription(s)

HECTOR BERLIOZ
1803-1869

symphonie fantastique - harold en italie
benvenuto cellini - beatric et benedict
requiem - la damnation de faust - troyens
romeo et juliette - l'enfance du christ
te deum 1803-1869

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Location (N 45°11'19" - E 5°43'29")

Item Code: frra173; Photograph: 13 August 2018
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