Death of Pears

Scope and Content

Mixed materials relating to the death of Peter Pears:

- Funeral service booklets for Pears, 9 April 1986

- Photocopies of press cuttings, including from Daily Mail, East Anglian Daily Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Financial Times and Daily Express, marking the death of Pears

- Condolence letters to Eric Crozier and Nancy Evans and a list in Evans' hand also including telephone messages

- Short manuscript tribute to Pears in Crozier's hand, perhaps in connection with the Aldeburgh Foundation Tribute to Pears at Covent Garden, 30 November 1986

- Manuscript and typed drafts of Nancy Evans' Tribute to Pears for Opera Magazine

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