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Benjamin Britten - A Biography

Benjamin Britten - A Biography $37.99

Humphrey Carpenter

Published by Faber & Faber

"One of the best biographies of a musician that I have read - accurate, humane, moving" - Anthony Burgess

"If there has been a better biography of a musician, I've yet to read it" - Nicholas Hytner

"The panorama of British musical life since the 1920s is laid before us with immense skill ... Carpenter has perfomed a brilliant feat of literary viruosity. I cannot imagine how it could have been done better" - Michael Kennedy

Winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award for 1992

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