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Author Powell, Neil, 1948-, author.

Title Benjamin Britten : a life for music / Neil Powell.

Published London Hutchinson, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.92 BRIT    IN PROCESS
Physical description xv, 512 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Benjamin Britten, the greatest twentieth-century English composer and one of the outstanding musicians of his age, was born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, in 1913. This title follows Britten through school and college days, involvement with Auden Generation in 1930s and self-imposed wartime exile in America, to his emergence as a paradoxical figure."--Publisher's description.
Subject Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Composers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 9780091931230 (hbk.) : £25.00
9781409038245 (ebook) : £26.09