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No, Benjamin Britten Did Not Have Syphilis

January 23, 2013

"[The] cardiologist who cared for Britten during the last three years of his life has ... [told] the Guardian that he believes it is 'extremely unlikely' that Britten had the venereal disease, and 'complete rubbish' that his surgeon would or even could have covered up the condition." The Guardian (UK) 01/22/13

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