The housekeeper, Heather Grant
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Benjamin Britten's Women - Gallery
10. The housekeeper, Heather Grant
Heather Grant went to work at the Red House at the age of 15 and stayed 51 years. "I was a great Cliff Richard, Billy Fury fan – all those," she told Joan Bakewell. But Britten and Pears didn't mind. "They used to pull my leg about it," Heather recalled.