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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.
Britten died of heart failure on 4 December 1976. His funeral service was held at Aldeburgh Parish Church and he was buried in the churchyard there. Pears was buried by his side when he died ten years later.
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