Definition of Britten, Benjamin in English:

Britten, Benjamin

proper noun

  • Lord Britten of Aldeburgh (1913–76), English composer, pianist, and conductor; full name Edward Benjamin Britten. He founded the Aldeburgh festival with Peter Pears in 1948, and in 1976 became the first composer to be made a life peer. Notable operas: "Peter Grimes" (1945), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1960), and "Death in Venice" (1973).


Britten, Benjamin