Benjamin Britten Rank
About Benjamin Britten
Benjamin Britten was a household name in the British music industry during the mid-20th Century. The English composer and pianist produced lots of works with the notable ones titled “Peter Grimes” and “War Requiem”.
In 1948, he, together with Eric Crozier and Peter Pears, founded the famous Aldeburgh Festival. He also played a huge role in creating the concert hall known as the Snape Maltings in 1967.
- Robert Victor Britten (father)
- Edith Rhoda Hockey (mother)
He had three other siblings.
He sharpened his music skills at the Royal College of Music. Before that, he was a student at Gresham's School.
He nearly lost his life to pneumonia when he was only three months young.
He was trained by Ralph Vaughan Williams and John Ireland.
Benjamin Britten Rank
Famous quotes by Benjamin Britten
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.Benjamin Britten
F.A.Q. about Benjamin Britten
When is his birthday?
Benjamin Britten's birthday is on November 22, 1913.
In how many days is his birthday?
Benjamin Britten's birthday is in 118 days
How old was Benjamin Britten when he died?
He was 63 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 4, 1976.
How old would he be today?
Benjamin Britten would be 107 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Benjamin Britten from?
He was born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, UK.
Benjamin Britten's Popularity
Benjamin Britten was a famous English composer, conductor, and pianist, who was born on November 22, 1913. As a person born on this date, Benjamin Britten is listed in our database as the 36th most popular celebrity for the day (November 22) and the 13th most popular for the year (1913).
People born on November 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Benjamin Britten is the 832nd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Benjamin Britten's birthday, Benjamin Britten is the 937th most famous English.
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