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Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten
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Born
November 22, 1913
Died
December 4, 1976
Timeline
Modern
Nationality
United Kingdom

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4817

A Birthday Hansel

12

92

920

1975

0A birthday hansel0a_birthday_hansel_opus_9228410295N
4752

A Boy was Born

12

3

30

1933

0A boy was born0a_boy_was_born_opus_328110251N
4774

A Ceremony of Carols

12

28

280

1942

0A ceremony of carols0a_ceremony_of_carols_opus_2828110484N
4782

A Charm of Lullabies

12

41

410

1947

0A charm of lullabies0a_charm_of_lullabies_opus_4128410280N
4733

A Midsummer Night's Dream

12

64

640

1960

0A midsummer night's dream0a_midsummer_night_s_dream_opus_64200129N
4815

A Suite on English Folk Tunes

12

90

900

1974

0A suite on english folk tunes0a_suite_on_english_folk_tunes_opus_9073083N
4785

A Wedding Anthem

12

46

460

1949

0A wedding anthem0a_wedding_anthem_opus_462811051N
4789

Abraham and Isaac

12

51

510

1952

0Abraham and isaac0abraham_and_isaac_opus_5128410454N
4726

Albert Herring

12

39

390

1947

0Albert herring0albert_herring_opus_39200250N
4763

Ballad of Heroes

12

14

140

1939

0Ballad of heroes0ballad_of_heroes_opus_1428100144N
4729

Billy Budd

12

50

500

1951

0Billy budd0billy_budd_opus_50200349N
4767

Canadian Carnival

12

19

190

1939

0Canadian carnival0canadian_carnival_opus_1971052N
4797

Cantata Academica

12

62

620

1959

0Cantata academica0cantata_academica_opus_62287053N
4738

Cantata Misericordium

12

69

690

1963

0Cantata misericordium0cantata_misericordium_opus_69287067N
4799

Cello Sonata

12

65

650

1961

0Cello sonata0cello_sonata_opus_6512191246N
4748

Cello Suite No. 1

12

72

720

1964

0Cello suite00011cello_suite_no_1_opus_722410104N
4749

Cello Suite No. 2

12

80

800

1967

0Cello suite00022cello_suite_no_2_opus_802410234N
4750

Cello Suite No. 3

12

87

870

1972

0Cello suite00033cello_suite_no_3_opus_872410153N
4737

Cello Symphony

12

68

680

1963

0Cello symphony0cello_symphony_opus_68740124N
4810

Children's Crusade

12

82

820

1968

0Children's crusade0children_s_crusade_opus_822848049N
4739

Curlew River

12

71

710

1964

0Curlew river0curlew_river_opus_712848050N
4735

Death in Venice

12

88

880

1973

0Death in venice0death_in_venice_opus_8820086N
4769

Diversions

12

21

210

1940

0Diversions0diversions_opus_213060547N
4778

Festival Te Deum

12

32

320

1945

0Festival te deum0festival_te_deum_opus_3228110178N
4786

Five Flower Songs

12

47

470

1950

0Five flower songs0five_flower_songs_opus_1947281055N
4740

Four Sea Interludes

12

33a

331

1945

0Four sea interludes0four_sea_interludes_opus_33a7701035N
4754

Friday Afternoons

12

7

70

1935

0Friday afternoons0friday_afternoons_opus_728110378N
4802

Gemini Variations

12

73

730

1965

0Gemini variations0gemini_variations_opus_7312180114N
4730

Gloriana

12

53

530

1953

0Gloriana0gloriana_opus_53200306N
4753

Holiday Diary

12

5

50

1934

0Holiday diary0holiday_diary_opus_52533084N
4773

Hymn to St. Cecilia

12

27

270

1942

0Hymn to st. cecilia0hymn_to_st_cecilia_opus_272810252N
4792

Hymn to St. Peter

12

56

560

1955

0Hymn to st. peter0hymn_to_st_peter_opus_5628110373N
4787

Lachrymae

12

48

480

1950

0Lachrymae0lachrymae_opus_4812212459N
4766

Les Illuminations

12

18

180

1939

0Les illuminations0les_illuminations_opus_1828400214N
4728

Let's Make an Opera

12

45

450

1949

0Let's make an opera0let_s_make_an_opera_opus_45200199N
4772

Matinées Musicales

12

24

240

1941

0Matinées musicales0matinées_musicales_opus_24770178N
4798

Missa Brevis

12

63

630

1959

0Missa brevis0missa_brevis_opus_6328110226N
4761

Mont Juic

12

12

120

1937

0Mont juic0mont_juic_opus_1273052N
4781

My Beloved is Mine

12

40

400

1947

0My beloved is mine0my_beloved_is_mine_opus_402841097N
4801

Nocturnal after John Dowland

12

70

700

1963

0Nocturnal after john dowland0nocturnal_after_john_dowland_opus_703400306N
4795

Nocturne

12

60

600

1958

0Nocturne0nocturne_opus_6028400137N
4732

Noye's Fludde

12

59

590

1958

0Noye's fludde0noye_s_fludde_opus_59200132N
4780

Occasional Overture

12

38

380

1946

0Occasional overture0occasional_overture_opus_3871081N
4760

On this Island

12

11

110

1937

0On this island0on_this_island_opus_1128410239N
4757

Our Hunting Fathers

12

8

80

1936

0Our hunting fathers0our_hunting_fathers_opus_828400155N
4734

Owen Wingrave

12

85

850

1971

0Owen wingrave0owen_wingrave_opus_8520064N
4741

Passacaglia

12

33b

332

1945

0Passacaglia0passacaglia_opus_33b770200N
4723

Paul Bunyan

12

17

170

1941

0Paul bunyan0paul_bunyan_opus_17200118N
4724

Peter Grimes

12

33

330

1945

0Peter grimes0peter_grimes_opus_33200460N
4818

Phaedra

12

93

930

1975

0Phaedra0phaedra_opus_932870131N
4751

Phantasy

12

2

20

1932

0Phantasy0phantasy_opus_212180280N
4762

Piano Concerto

12

13

130

1938

0Piano concerto0piano_concerto_opus_133060598N
4771

Pieces for 2 Pianos

12

23

230

1941

0Pieces for 2 pianos0pieces_for_2_pianos_opus_23220043N
4820

Praise We Great Men

12

96

960

1976

0Praise we great men0praise_we_great_men_opus_962810048N
4775

Prelude and Fugue

12

29

290

1943

0Prelude and fugue0prelude_and_fugue_opus_291218052N
4800

Psalm CL

12

67

670

1962

0Psalm cl0psalm_cl_opus_672811045N
4776

Rejoice in the Lamb

12

30

300

1943

0Rejoice in the lamb0rejoice_in_the_lamb_opus_3028110233N
4816

Sacred and Profane

12

91

910

1975

0Sacred and profane0sacred_and_profane_opus_912810102N
4783

Saint Nicolas

12

42

420

1948

0Saint nicolas0saint_nicolas_opus_4228110192N
4743

Scottish Ballad

12

26

260

1941

0Scottish ballad0scottish_ballad_opus_2630100153N
4796

Sechs Hölderlin-Fragmente

12

61

610

1958

0Sechs hölderlin-fragmente0sechs_hölderlin_fragmente_opus_612841061N
4777

Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

12

31

310

1943

0Serenade for tenor, horn and strings0serenade_for_tenor_horn_and_strings_opus_3128410297N
4770

Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo

12

22

220

1940

0Seven sonnets of michelangelo0seven_sonnets_of_michelangelo_opus_2228410178N
4742

Simple Symphony

12

4

40

1934

0Simple symphony0simple_symphony_opus_4740255N
4768

Sinfonia da Requiem

12

20

200

1940

0Sinfonia da requiem0sinfonia_da_requiem_opus_20770124N
4755

Sinfonietta

12

1

10

1932

0Sinfonietta0sinfonietta_opus_1770263N
4788

Six Metamorphoses after Ovid

12

49

490

1951

0Six metamorphoses after ovid0six_metamorphoses_after_ovid_opus_493300304N
4758

Soirées Musicales

12

9

90

1936

0Soirées musicales0soirées_musicales_opus_9770293N
4803

Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

12

74

740

1965

0Songs and proverbs of william blake0songs_and_proverbs_of_william_blake_opus_742841079N
4794

Songs from the Chinese

12

58

580

1957

0Songs from the chinese0songs_from_the_chinese_opus_5828410323N
4784

Spring Symphony

12

44

440

1949

0Spring symphony0spring_symphony_opus_4428100122N
4791

Still Falls the Rain

12

55

550

1954

0Still falls the rain0still_falls_the_rain_opus_5528410203N
4745

String Quartet No. 1

12

25

250

1941

0String quartet00011string_quartet_no_1_opus_2512120240N
4747

String Quartet No. 2

12

36

360

1945

0String quartet00022string_quartet_no_2_opus_3612120446N
4746

String Quartet No. 3

12

94

940

1975

0String quartet00033string_quartet_no_3_opus_9412120410N
4811

Suite for Harp

12

83

830

1969

0Suite for harp0suite_for_harp_opus_833200333N
4756

Suite for Violin and Piano

12

6

60

1935

0Suite for violin and piano0suite_for_violin_and_piano_opus_612202158N
4727

The Beggar's Opera

12

43

430

1948

0The beggar's opera0the_beggar_s_opera_opus_4300045N
4808

The Building of the House

12

79

790

1967

0The building of the house0the_building_of_the_house_opus_792810075N
4806

The Burning Fiery Furnace

12

77

770

1966

0The burning fiery furnace0the_burning_fiery_furnace_opus_7728480115N
4814

The Death of Narcissus

12

89

890

1974

0The death of narcissus0the_death_of_narcissus_opus_892880127N
4807

The Golden Vanity

12

78

780

1966

0The golden vanity0the_golden_vanity_opus_782811046N
4779

The Holy Sonnets of John Donne

12

35

350

1945

0The holy sonnets of john donne0the_holy_sonnets_of_john_donne_opus_352841080N
4813

The Journey of the Magi

12

86

860

1971

0The journey of the magi0the_journey_of_the_magi_opus_86288069N
4805

The Poet's Echo

12

76

760

1965

0The poet's echo0the_poet_s_echo_opus_762841061N
4793

The Prince of the Pagodas

12

57

570

1956

0The prince of the pagodas0the_prince_of_the_pagodas_opus_5790067N
4809

The Prodigal Son

12

81

810

1968

0The prodigal son0the_prodigal_son_opus_812848042N
4725

The Rape of Lucretia

12

37

370

1946

0The rape of lucretia0the_rape_of_lucretia_opus_37200346N
4731

The Turn of the Screw

12

54

540

1954

0The turn of the screw0the_turn_of_the_screw_opus_54200336N
4744

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

12

34

340

1946

0The young person's guide to the orchestra0the_young_person_s_guide_to_the_orchestra_opus_34760337N
4759

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

12

10

100

1937

0Variations on a theme of frank bridge0variations_on_a_theme_of_frank_bridge_opus_10760249N
4764

Violin Concerto

12

15

150

1939

0Violin concerto0violin_concerto_opus_153080175N
4804

Voices for Today

12

75

750

1965

0Voices for today0voices_for_today_opus_752811055N
4736

War Requiem

12

66

660

1961

0War requiem0war_requiem_opus_6628360530N
4819

Welcome Ode

12

95

950

1976

0Welcome ode0welcome_ode_opus_952810095N
4812

Who are these Children?

12

84

840

1969

0Who are these children?0who_are_these_children_opus_842841075N
4790

Winter Words

12

52

520

1953

0Winter words0winter_words_opus_522841041N
4765

Young Apollo

12

16

160

1939

0Young apollo0young_apollo_opus_1612180111N