Autograph letters signed (15), dated : Paris [and n.p.], [1854]-1864 [and n.d.], to [Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1854 Dec. 16, [1854]-1864 [and n.d.].

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Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Autograph letters signed (15), dated : Paris [and n.p.], [1854]-1864 [and n.d.], to [Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1854 Dec. 16, [1854]-1864 [and n.d.].

Autograph letters signed (15), dated : Paris [and n.p.], [1854]-1864 [and n.d.], to [Princess Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein], 1854 Dec. 16, [1854]-1864 [and n.d.].

Largely of a personal and social nature, mentioning his Troyens (with a muiscal example), L'enfance du Christ, [Benvenuto] Cellini, Les grotesques de la musique, David's Hurculanum, Gounod's Faust, "l'opéra innomé de Meyerbeer" [i.e. Dinorah], [Massé's] La reine Topaze (in which the prima donna sings Paganini's variations on the Carnival of Venice), Bellini's Les Capuletti [i.e. I Capuleti e i Montecchi] with Vaccai's Act III, expressing his dislike of Haydn's Creation, mentioning Liszt, Mme Patersi, Mme Milde, Mme Stoltz, Scudo, Littolf [i.e. Litolff], Paul Delaroche, Delacroix, Scheffer, Ponsard, Shakespeare (whom Berlioz quotes in several letters), Richault, Oulibischef, Weber's Oberon, Bertin, Molière, Mlle Artôt, Viardot, Borghi-Mammo [i.e. Adelaide Borghi], Pasdeloup, Beethoven, Dessauer, Michelet, Balzac, the duchesse d'Abrantès [i.e. Laure Junot], [Delphine] de Girardin, Adolphe Nourrit, Rachel, [Joseph] Strau, ̀ Bénazet, Vestvali [i.e. Felicja Vestfali], Hugo, Edouard Plouvier, Bulow, Mme Charton-Demeur, Jules Lefort, Dingelstedt, Flottow [sic], Verdi, and Conti (who have been nominated for the Institut de France)--"C'est flatteur pour Verdi n'est-ce pas? ... Verdi est un galant homme, très fier, très inflexible, et qui sait on ne peut mieux remettre à leur place les petits chiens et les gros ânes qui s'émancipent trop"--, Rossini, Palestrina, Gewaert [sic], Monjauze, [Léon] Carvalho, [Gustave-Hippolyte] Roger, Mmes Erard, Spontini, and Scheffer, etc.

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