The Legacy of Composer Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz

hide captionFrench composer Hector Berlioz was a musical misfit in his day, a boldly innovative composer whose wild imagination fueled his forward-looking symphonies and operas.

It's the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer Hector Berlioz. NPR's Tom Huizenga reports on Berlioz' life and works, including the wildly emotional Symphonie Fantastique.



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