Printed libretto for Billy Budd signed by the librettists, producer and performers

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Printed libretto book signed by Britten, the librettists E.M. Forster and Eric Corizer, as well as the producer and performers from the first performance including Peter Pears, Basil Coleman, Theodor Uppman, Geraint Evans and Fred Dalberg.

Billy Burrell's wife, Barbara Burrell, has signed her name in the front of the book.

Access Information


This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader's Undertaking form.


Boosey and Hawkes; copyright 1951.