4 December 2018

Benjamin Britten’s Death

In the small hours of 4 December 1976, Britten passed away in Pears’ arms at the age of 63. Pears marked the time in his diary, and three days later Britten’s funeral took place at Aldeburgh Church.

Pears' diary entry for Britten's death

Pears’ diary entry for Britten’s death

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