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Did YOU sing for Benjamin Britten? Decca Records search for members of the original Highgate School boys choir that sang in composer’s legendary War Requiem recording in 1963

Filled with poignant verses from tragic First World War poet Wilfred Owen, it was swiftly declared a masterpiece. Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem was first recorded in January 1963 with the help of boys from the choir of the exclusive Highgate School. Now, 60 years on, the hunt is on to …

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