Composer of opera, ballet, choral, and orchestral works. He was an influential artist within 20th-century British classical music.
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|FULL NAME:||Benjamin Britten|
|BIRTH DATE:||November 22, 1913|
|AGE:||106 years old|
Benjamin Britten is a Composer. He was the youngest of four children born to Robert Victor Britten, a dentist, and Edith Rhoda Hockey, an amateur musician. He was mentored by composer Frank Bridge after the two met at a performance of Bridge’s orchestral poem “The Sea.” Bridge found his talents impressive and taught him to place high priority on the technical side of composing.
DID YOU KNOW His opera “Peter Grimes” debuted in June 1945 to great commercial and critical success, equaling, if not exceeding, “La bohème” and “Madama Butterfly’s” financial and popular success.
FACT He was forever changed after he and Yehudi Menuhin traveled to Germany to perform for concentration camp survivors, but he did not speak of his impressions or experiences until the end of his life.
Currently, Benjamin Britten is 106 years old. He will celebrate his 107th birthday on a Saturday, November 22nd. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Benjamin Britten’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Benjamin Britten was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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