TURNING THE SCREW : a look back at composer Benjamin Britten’s fascination with young boys

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      The English composer and conductor Benjamin Britten was one of the most prominent figures of 20th-century British classical music, known for works such as the War Requiem and the opera Peter Grimes. In 1937, Britten met the tenor Peter Pears through a mutual friend, and in 1939, the relationship turned romantic.   From then on Britten wrote … Continue reading

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