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Berlioz The Man and his Work by W. J. Turner

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Published by J M Dent in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Berlioz, Hector, -- 1803-1869

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesAldine library -- no. 17.
The Physical Object
FormatHardback
Paginationviii, 374 p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16629523M

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