Memoirs of Hector Berlioz from 1803 to 1865 comprising his travels in Germany, Italy, Russia and England by Hector Berlioz

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Statementtranslated (from the French) by Rachel Scott Russell Holmes and Eleanor Holmes. Annotated, and the translation revised, by Ernest Newman.
ContributionsNewman, Ernest.
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