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Britten

[brit-n]
noun
  1. (Edward) Benjamin,1913–76, English composer and pianist.
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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

    Henry Kingsley

  • "You're just the old plunger you used to be, Britten," I said.

    The New Machiavelli

    Herbert George Wells

  • "I'd like you to indicate directions," said Britten, and waited.

    The New Machiavelli

    Herbert George Wells

  • Britten wasn't subdued by his first rebuff; presently he was at us again.

    The New Machiavelli

    Herbert George Wells

  • The discovery of Britten happened to me when we were both in the Lower Fifth.

    The New Machiavelli

    Herbert George Wells


British Dictionary definitions for britten

Britten

noun
  1. (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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