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Benjamin Britten Greetings Card

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Blank greetings card with envelope featuring:

Benjamin Britten NPG 5137

© National Portrait Gallery, London

by Sarah Fanny Hockey

Born in Lowestoft, Britten was taught by Frank Bridge and won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in 1930. Britten emigrated to the USA in 1939 with his friend Peter Pears (who went on to become his partner) returning in 1942. Peter Grimes, the first of Britten's ten operas, was written for Pears, designed by Kenneth Green for the reopening of Sadler's Wells in 1945. Billy Budd (1951) was commissioned for the Festival of Britain and the War Requiem (1962)... more

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Card size: 125mm x 175mm

Images are printed in their original proportions, within a white border.

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