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Peter Pears

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Peter Pears

Peter Pears has been played on NTS shows including The Opera Show, with Rast first played on 6 September 2016.

Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears (Farnham, 22 June 1910 – Aldeburgh, 3 April 1986) was an English tenor and life-long partner of the composer Benjamin Britten.

He was educated at Lancing College and went on to study music at Keble College, Oxford, serving as organist at Hertford College, but left without taking his degree. He later studied voice for two terms at the Royal College of Music.

He met Britten in 1936, when he was a member of the BBC Singers. Pears and Britten gave their first…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
St. John Passion
Bach, Pears, Howell, Harper, Hodgson, Tear, Shirley-Quirk, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Decca1972
St. John Passion
Bach, Pears, Howell, Harper, Hodgson, Tear, Shirley-Quirk, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin BrittenDecca1972
Discogs
Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings, Op. 31
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis Brain
Decca1986
Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings, Op. 31
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis BrainDecca1986
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Folk Song Arrangements
Peter Pears, Julian Bream, Britten, Racine Fricker, Walton
Newton Classics, Sony Classical2012
Folk Song Arrangements
Peter Pears, Julian Bream, Britten, Racine Fricker, WaltonNewton Classics, Sony Classical2012
Discogs
Winter Words, Op. 52
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis Brain
Decca1986
Winter Words, Op. 52
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis BrainDecca1986
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Rast
Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten, Schubert, Schumann
Decca0
Rast
Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten, Schubert, SchumannDecca0
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