Edward Benjamin Britten Essay
Beaton, points out that Bridge helped shape Britten’s career path, and so he inescapably influenced Britten’s musical course.
Britten attended the Royal College of Music (RCM) and went on to study under composer, John Ireland, and pianist, Arthur Benjamin. While at the RCM, he was awarded many prizes for composition, and was quickly becoming an accomplished musician. His first vocal work was a set of choral variations titled, A Boy was Born. The BBC Singers performed the work in 1934, only a year