A Life for Music
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Henry Holt & Company|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $37.00|
| Book Description: |
This spellbinding centenary biography by Neil Powell looks at the music, the life, and the legacy of the greatest British composer of the twentieth century
Benjamin Britten was born on November 22, 1913, in the East Suffolk town of Lowestoft. Displaying a passion and proficiency for music at an early age, to the delight of his mother, Edith, a talented amateur musician herself, he began composing music when he was only five years old. After studying at the Royal...