Story: Pearse, Richard William

Richard William Pearse

Richard William Pearse

Richard William Pearse (left, with cello) and members of his family. The Pearse family valued music and the nine children formed their own orchestra; Richard played the cello.

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Gordon Ogilvie. 'Pearse, Richard William', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3p19/pearse-richard-william (accessed 1 December 2020)