Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Suite on English Folk Tunes
- He was made Baron Britten in 1976. A Baron is a nobleman.
- Britten was known to be one the greatest opera composers of the 20th century.
- Before Britten, there had not been any good operas written in Great Britain in over 250 years!
Get to know Britten in this video by Columbus Symphony Hornist Brian Mangrum!