History of Classical Music

Benjamin Britten

20th Century
Composers
Benjamin Britten Britten composed in London. Britten learned his music from Frank Bridge and John Ireland.

At the age of 12 he learned his music at the Royal College of Music in London, England. Britten was born 1913 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. Britten died in Aldehurth, Suffolk. He had an unsuccessful heart operation and died three years later.

Britten was born in a middle class family. Britten moved from England to the U.S.A. He wrote operas and symphonies. He was most famous for writing operas.

By Graham K. and Logan M. (Grade 4)

Music by Britten

Sources

Classical Musical Midi (http://www.classical.ndirect.co.uk/britten.htm)



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