Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten was born on November 22, 1913 in England. Composer of opera, ballet, choral, and orchestral works. He was an influential artist within 20th-century British classical music.
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As per our current Database, Benjamin Britten has been died on Dec 4, 1976 (age 63).

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When Benjamin Britten die, Benjamin Britten was 63 years old.

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Occupation Composer
Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 22, 1913 (England)
Birthday November 22
Town/City England
Nationality England

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Benjamin Britten’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Benjamin Britten was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Composer of opera, ballet, choral, and orchestral works. He was an influential Artist within 20th-century British classical music.

Before Fame

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.


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.

Family Life

He was the youngest of four children born to Robert Victor Britten, a dentist, and Edith Rhoda Hockey, an amateur musician.

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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.

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