Service to celebrate the life of Peter Glossop

A service to celebrate the life and international singing career of Peter Glossop was recently held at St Paul s Church, Covent Gardens.

A service to celebrate the life and international singing career of Peter Glossop was recently held at St Paul's Church, Covent Gardens. Peter's daughter, Ms Amber Glossop, assisted the officiating vicar, the Revd Simon Grigg..

Video tributes were from Ms Rosie Glossop (daughter), who performed Danny Boy, and Mr Jason Howard, baritone.

Mrs Michele Walduck, Mrs Joyce Deacon, Sir Charles Mackeras, Mr Bernard Keefe, Mr Craig Sullivan and Mr Robin Stapleton,

During the service Sir Thomas Allen, baritone, performed Look! Through the Port comes the Moonshine Astray! From Britten's ,Billy Budd accompanied by Mr David Cyrus, head of music, Royal Opera.. A recording was played of Peter performing Verdi's Otello: Vanne! La tua met� gi� vedo ... Credo in unDio crudel: Credo in un Dio crudel: Here! Baby! from Billy Budd; Prologue Si puo? By Paglacci, and a photographic tribute to the song My Way recorded by the Three Tenors.


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Other words of tribute were dedicated from the Royal Opera House. The Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Mr Placido Domingo, Mr Jos� Carreras, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Gwyneth Jones, Madame Montserrat Caballe, Sir John Davis, Mr Stuart Burrows, Lord Harewood and the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.

Yorkshire man Peter fell in love with East Devon when visiting, Craig Sullivan, his friend of many years and manager of the Hunters Lodge, Axminster, a love that led to his retirement to Hawkchurch..

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