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George Benjamin

George Benjamin CBE is one of the outstanding composers of his generation. Born in 1960, Benjamin started to play the piano at the age of seven, and began composing almost immediately. He is now the Henry Purcell Professor of Composition at King's College, London and was made a Chevalier dans l'ordre des Arts et Lettres in 1996. He was elected to the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts, only the fourth time such an honour has been bestowed on a British composer and in 2001 he was awarded the Deutsche...See more