Posts Tagged “music”

Meet the Product Director of The British Newspaper Archive

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at The British Newspaper Archive? We sat down with Product Director Ian Tester to find out who he is and what he does.   What does your job involve? I’m responsible for growing the business in all its myriad forms. My role covers marketing, building a better product, […]

Hector Berlioz – Born on 11 December 1803

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Hector Berlioz was born at La Cote-Saint-Andre (near Grenoble) on 11 December 1803. A massive Shakespeare fan (and literature in general), England’s Bard was a major muse for Berlioz, and he composed several works based on Shakespeare’s plays. The Archive contains 100s of interesting stories about Berlioz, including reports about the five times when he […]