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Born: La Côte-Saint-André, December 11, 1803

Died: Paris, March 8, 1869

Major Works:

  • Orchestral Music:
    • Symphonie fantastique
    • Le Carnaval romain
    • "Minuet of the Will-o’-the-wisp," "Dance of the Sylphs," and "Rákóczy March" from The Damnation of Faust
    • "Love Music" and the "Queen Mab" scherzo from Romeo and Juliet
  • Other Works:
    • Harold in Italy
    • Benvenuto Cellinii
    • RequiemTe Deum

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.