Thursday, October 24, 2013

United Kingdom 50 pence 2013 - Benjamin Britten

New circulating commemorative:

"Centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten"

Edward Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist. Born in Suffolk, he showed talent from an early age. He was a central figure of 20th century British classical music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces.

(news and image by Serhiy Dzhyshkariani)
(biographical data taken from Wikipedia)

LINK: British Royal Mint

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