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Peter Pears : A Biography - Christopher Headington

Paperback Published: 24th May 1993
ISBN: 9780571170722
Number Of Pages: 320

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This is the authorized biography of the English tenor Peter Pears. Pears made a unique contribution to twentieth-century music, not only as an interpreter of exceptional artistry and intelligence but also as the inspiration and muse of his lifelong companion, Benjamin Britten.

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Preface
Beginnings and Schooldaysp. 1
Undergraduate, Usher, Student, Young Professionalp. 26
Foxhold, Atlantic Crossingp. 52
The Late 1930sp. 67
Americap. 86
Wartime Britain and Peter Grimesp. 114
Glyndebourne, English Opera Group, Aldeburgh Festivalp. 136
The Mature Artistp. 159
Developments and Responsibilitiesp. 181
'I always enjoyed new places'p. 206
The Early 1970sp. 230
Bereavementp. 257
The Last Ten Yearsp. 277
Envoip. 305
Appendix 1p. 332
Appendix 2p. 335
List of Sourcesp. 338
Indexp. 344
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780571170722
ISBN-10: 0571170722
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 24th May 1993
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.3 x 13.3  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1

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