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It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness and of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature, and everlasting beauty of monotony.

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Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM (November 22, 1913 December 4, 1976) was a British composer, conductor and pianist.

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