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Benjamin Britten a Biography by Carpenter, Humphrey

Humphrey Carpenter

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ISBN 10: 0571143253 / ISBN 13: 9780571143252
Published by Faber Faber Inc, 2003
Condition: Collectible: Very Good Soft cover
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Title: Benjamin Britten a Biography by Carpenter, ...

Publisher: Faber Faber Inc

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Collectible: Very Good

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A biography of Benjamin Britten which presents a panorama of British musical life since the 1920s.

About the Author:

Humphrey Carpenter was born and educated in Oxford, and attended the Dragon School and Keble College. He was a well-known biographer and children's writer, and worked previously as a producer at the BBC. He wrote biographies of J. R. R. Tolkien, W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, Ezra Pound, C. S. Lewis and Dennis Potter. Among his many books for children were the best-selling Mr Majeika series. He also wrote several plays for the theatre and radio. A keen musician, he was a member of a 1930s-style jazz band, Vile Bodies, which was resident at the Ritz Hotel in London for a number of years. He died in 2005.

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