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He changed the face of British opera and composed some of this century's best-loved choral works, but how much do you really know about Benjamin Britten? Marking 100 years since his birth, discover 15 fascinating facts about the great man.
After contracting pneumonia when he was three months old, Britten struggled with his health throughout his life. He was also extremely sensitive to criticism, and often disowned former friends who offended him.
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