Peter Pears

Peter Pears

Librettist


Biography


Pears was Benjamin Britten's partner in life. Pears created many leading roles in the operas of Britten. Britten also wrote much of his songs literature for Pears to sing. Pears is considered by many to have been Britten's muse.


Shows by Peter Pears

Title
Synopsis

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a story of four interconnecting plots, all leading to the celebration of the wedding of Duke Theseus and the Amazon Queen, Hippolyta. We see the fairy King, Oberon, and his wife, Tytania, quarrel... read more

Overview

Nationality
English
Born
6/22/1910
Died
4/3/1986
Show Categories
Opera
Genres
Comedy