Britten’s addresses

June 13 2013

Britten 2013. More here later. Tyler Cowen yesterday. I agree with Cowen on Cello Symphony and Winter Words, not on War Requiem and not on Peter Grimes.

This is mainly from John BridcutThe Faber Pocket Guide to Britten, Faber and Faber, 2010.


1913-30 21 Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk

1930-33 London addresses while at RCM

1933-35 21 Kirkley Cliff Road

1935-38 London addresses (and Peasenhall Hall, Saxmundham, Suffolk while converting the Mill)

1938-39 The Old Mill, Snape, Suffolk (and London addresses)


1939-40 Amityville, Long Island

1940-41 Brooklyn Heights

1941-42 Amityville


1942-47 The Old Mill

1947-57 Crag House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

1957-76 The Red House, Aldeburgh (and, from 1970, Chapel House, Horham, Suffolk for composing)

Various London addresses after return from US


The Old Mill

Crag House

The Red House


Aldeburgh Festival

1948-66 Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

1967- The Maltings, Snape



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