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Benjamin Britten - A Life in Pictures
In April 1939, Britten and Pears sailed to North America. The position of pacifists in Europe was becoming more precarious and Britten was reeling from hostile press reviews of his music. Their relationship evolved and, from then on, they were partners in both their professional and personal lives. Image courtesy of www.britten100.org.