Peter Pears

1910 - 1986

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Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears ( PEERZ; 22 June 1910 – 3 April 1986) was an English tenor. His career was closely associated with the composer Benjamin Britten, his personal and professional partner for nearly forty years. Pears' musical career started slowly. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Pears has received more than 218,700 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Peter Pears is the 689th most popular singer (up from 779th in 2019), the 2,241st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,406th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular British Singer.

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  • 20

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  • 4.68

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  • 2.47

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Among singers, Peter Pears ranks 689 out of 3,541Before him are George Dalaras, Luis Fonsi, Anna Vissi, Dado Topić, Mort Shuman, and Fréhel. After him are Luiz Gonzaga, Massimo Ranieri, Hildegard Behrens, Plastic Bertrand, Paul Potts, and Haris Alexiou.

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Among people born in 1910, Peter Pears ranks 148Before him are Kelly Johnson, Sylvia Sidney, Alfons Maria Stickler, Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Aldo Olivieri, and Francisco Coloane. After him are Gunnar Höckert, Antal Szabó, Roy J. Plunkett, Willy Ronis, Diosdado Macapagal, and Saint Alphonsa. Among people deceased in 1986, Peter Pears ranks 113Before him are Vitaly Abalakov, Géza von Radványi, Oscar Zariski, V. C. Andrews, Gregory Jarvis, and Sandro Puppo. After him are Vasily Ignatenko, Ilmari Salminen, David Cooper, Lars-Erik Larsson, Murray Hamilton, and James H. Wilkinson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Pears ranks 2,241 out of 6,924Before him are Michael Robinson (1958), Jonny Lee Miller (1972), Harold Spencer Jones (1890), John Evelyn (1620), Roy Harrod (1900), and Francis Beaumont (1584). After him are Phil Read (1939), Richard Hammond (1969), Cara Delevingne (1992), Naomie Harris (1976), Paul Davies (1946), and Alf Ramsey (1920).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Pears ranks 82Before him are Adele (1988), Liam Payne (1993), Jimmy Somerville (1961), Keith Flint (1969), Alfred Deller (1912), and Alan Lancaster (1949). After him are Paul Potts (1970), Paul Young (1956), Kevin Ayers (1944), Fish (1958), Graham Nash (1942), and Blaze Bayley (1963).