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Pears, Sir Peter

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Pronunciation: /pɪəz
 
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Definition of Pears, Sir Peter in English:

( 1910–86), English operatic tenor. In his lifelong partnership with Benjamin Britten he performed the title roles in all Britten’s operas and with Britten co-founded the Aldeburgh Festival in 1948.

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