- (Edward) Benjamin,1913–76, English composer and pianist.
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In the end, the problem for Britten and Berkeley was the same.The Best of Brit Lit
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The rogue came to me, and I told him that the will was made, and that Britten and Sloane had witnessed it.Ravenshoe
"You're just the old plunger you used to be, Britten," I said.
"I'd like you to indicate directions," said Britten, and waited.
Britten wasn't subdued by his first rebuff; presently he was at us again.
The discovery of Britten happened to me when we were both in the Lower Fifth.
- (Edward) Benjamin, Baron Britten. 1913–76, English composer, pianist, and conductor. His works include the operas Peter Grimes (1945) and Billy Budd (1951), the choral works Hymn to St Cecilia (1942) and A War Requiem (1962), and numerous orchestral pieces
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