Peter Pears
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Born in Farnham, Surrey
Born on 22nd of June 1910
Died on 3rd of April 1986

Born 1910. Died 1986 - English tenor.

Organ scholar at Hertford College, Oxford. Studied singing at Royal College of Music. Joined Sadlerís Wells in 1943, then the English Opera Group. With Benjamin Britten he co-founded the Aldeburgh Festival in 1948.

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