Pears, Sir Peter

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Pears, Sir Peter (1910–86) English tenor. A lifelong friend of Benjamin Britten, he created many roles in Britten's operas, including the title roles of Peter Grimes (1945) and Albert Herring (1949), the Male Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia (1946), and Aschenbach in Death in Venice (1973).

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