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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.
Together, in a partnership of nearly forty years, Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears created a remarkable musical legacy. They lived and worked together from 1957 until Britten's death in 1976; their red house is now the home of the Britten-Pears Foundation, a musical charity promoting their work.
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