Happy birthday Benjamin Britten!

Born 100 years ago today in Lowestoft, Benjamin Britten. A pianist…


…occasional sportsman…

…and ultimately a great composer:

Thank you for the music!

Images courtesy of the Britten100 website:
(1) 1921, playing piano at home
(2) 1964, rehearsing the Cello Symphony in Moscow with Mstislav Rostropovich
(3) 1955, playing tennis at the Red House
(4) 1945, at the Old Mill, Snape

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One Response to Happy birthday Benjamin Britten!

  1. I found the book “Benjamin Britten – Pictures from a Life 1913-1976” on a used book sale.
    Compiled by Donald Mitchell and John Evans, released in 1978. I find this book very useful.
    Here in New York WKCR Radio will play the music of Benjamin Britten the whole day. Happy Birthday!

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