Ferdinand Hérold (French opera and ballet composer)

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Also known as: Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold or Louis Joseph Hérold.

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Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold (28 January 1791 – 19 January 1833), better known as Ferdinand Hérold (pronounced: [fɛʁdinɑ̃ eʁɔld]), was a French operatic composer of Alsatian descent who also wrote many pieces for the piano, orchestra, and the ballet. He is best known today for the ballet La fille mal gardée and the overture to the opera Zampa.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1983 La Fille mal gardée Ferdinand Hérold, John Lanchbery; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth 1
2004 French Opera Overtures Herold, Boieldieu, Adam, Jacques Offenbach; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon 1

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