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Born: November 22, 1913

Died: December 4, 1976 (aged 63)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Composer

Bio: Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH was an English composer, conductor, and pianist; and one of the central figures of 20th-century British classical music. He showed talent from an early age, and first came to public attention with the a cappella choral work A Boy Was Born in 1934. With the premiere of his opera Peter Grimes in 1945, he leapt to international fame.

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