This list of compositions includes all the published works by English composer Benjamin Britten with opus number. Paul Bunyan Op. 17: Operetta in two acts, 114'. Libretto by W. H. Auden, after the American folktale. Premiered on 5 May 1941 at Brander Matthews Hall, New York. Published by Faber Music. Peter Grimes Op. 33: Opera in a prologue and three acts, 147'. Libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem The Borough by George Crabbe. Premiered on 7 June 1945 at Sadler's Wells, London.
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM (1913–1976) was a British composer, conductor, and pianist. Britten was born on 22nd November 1913 in Lowestoft in Suffolk, the son of a dentist and a talented amateur musician. He began composing prolifically as a child, and in 1927 began private lessons with Frank Bridge. He also studied, less happily, at the Royal College of Music under John Ireland and with some input from Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Benjamin Britten was an English composer, conductor and pianist, considered to be one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life. father: Robert Victor Britten. Died on: December 4, 1976. place of death: Aldeburgh.
Biography by Michael Rodman. Unquestionably Britain's greatest 20th century composer, Britten excelled in virtually all genres, but is especially known for his vocal and choral music and operas.
Britten & Pears: A Unique Musical Cooperation - Benjamin Britten.
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist; and one of the central figures of Twentieth century music. His most famous piece was the epic War Requiem. Life and Music Britten's father was a prosperous oral surgeon in the town of Lowestoft, Suffolk; his mother was a leader in the local choral society