Peter O'Sullevan

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Peter O'Sullevan
Born
Peter John O'Sullevan

(1918-03-03)3 March 1918
Died29 July 2015(2015-07-29) (aged 97)
Cause of deathCancer
Alma materCollège Alpin International Beau Soleil
OccupationSports commentator
EmployerBBC

Sir Peter John O'Sullevan (3 March 1918 – 29 July 2015) was an Irish retired horse racing commentator. He worked for the BBC, the Press Association, Daily Express and Today. He was the BBC's leading horse-racing commentator from 1947 to 1997.

O'Sullevan was born in Kenmare, Ireland. He studied at Hawtreys, Charterhouse School, and later at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil in Switzerland.[1] O'Sullevan died of cancer in London, aged 97.[2]

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  1. "O'Sullevan, Sir Peter (John)" (subscription required). Who's Who. December 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  2. Legendary Sir Peter O'Sullevan Dies

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