(Berlioz, Harriet Smithson). Raby, Peter
Title 'FAIR OPHELIA': A Life of Harriet Smithson Berlioz
Book Condition Fine, in full black cloth with gilt spine lettering; in an age-toned, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 216 pages, including index. Illustrated.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1982).
0521244218 / 9780521244213
Seller ID 46088.00
The remarkable life and career of the actress who appeared as Juliet and Ophelia in the 1827 season of English theatre performed in Paris. Berlioz saw her, fell in love, wrote some of his greatest music inspired by her, and eventually married her.
Theatre Biography. Opera Biography. Shakespeare. Theatre. Music.