Britten, Benjamin

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Saturday, November 22, 1913 in Lowestoft, England

Died: Saturday, December 4, 1976 in Aldeburgh, England

Nation of Origin: United Kingdom

Major Works:

Operas: Peter Grimes
The Rape of Lucretia
Death in Venice
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell (known as The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra)

Other Information:

General Bibliography:

Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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