Benjamin Britten

Born: 22 November 1913, Lowestoft
Died: 4 December 1976, Aldeburgh

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Highlighted works

  • Coal Face

    Coal Face

    This short but potent film is an official classic of the British documentary movement, and an ‘oratorio of coal mining’.

  • Around the Village Green

    Around the Village Green

    This documentary portrait of English rural life in the interwar years was filmed in some of England’s most picturesque villages.


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