Composer of the Week: Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz channeled his insanity into music, which we think is pretty awesome. He’s our Composer of the Week. b. December 11, 1803 in La Côte-Saint-André, France d. March 8, 1869 in Paris, France Hector Berlioz was strongly encouraged to study medicine by his physician father. His father strongly opposed music and therefore kept young Berlioz from studying piano. Berlioz did, however, manage to become proficient on the flute and guitar. After studying medicine briefly

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