Skip to Content
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.
Britten lived in most of his life in Aldeburgh, in the red house, next to the golf course where he would take brisk afternoon strolls to clear his head for more composing. This picture was taken in 1955 in the garden of Aldeburgh and sees Britten having a discussion with Imogen Holst (daughter of Gustav) and Peter Pears.
Powered by Facebook