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Benjamin Britten
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Benjamin Britten Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 22 November 1913


: Sagittarius


: 04 December 1976


: 63 years

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  • Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH was an English composer, conductor and pianist
Born:22 November 1913 Comment
When did Benjamin Britten die? / Died04 December 1976
How many years did Benjamin Britten live? / Lived63 years
Zodiac sign:Sagittarius

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 Benjamin Britten facts

  • He was a central figure of 20th-century British classical music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces
  • His best-known works include the opera Peter Grimes (1945), the War Requiem (1962) and the orchestral showpiece The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (1945)
  • Born in Suffolk, the son of a dentist, Britten showed talent from an early age
  • He studied at the Royal College of Music in London and privately with the composer Frank Bridge
  • Britten first came to public attention with the a cappella choral work A Boy was Born in 1934
  • With the premiere of Peter Grimes in 1945, he leapt to international fame
  • Over the next 28 years, he wrote 14 more operas, establishing himself as one of the leading 20th-century composers in the genre
  • In addition to large-scale operas for Sadler's Wells and Covent Garden, he wrote "chamber operas" for small forces, suitable for performance in venues of modest size
  • Among the best known of these is The Turn of the Screw (1954)
  • Recurring themes in the operas are the struggle of an outsider against a hostile society, and the corruption of innocence

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