Peter Lindroos (1944-2003) originally wanted to become an organist and music teacher, and studied these disciplines at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Further training with Jolanda di Maria Petris in Helsinki, with Luigi Ricci in Rome and the great Italian tenor Mario del Monaco in Treviso. He made his debut in 1968 at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki as Rodolfo in La Bohème.
In 1969, he signed a two-year contract with the Stora Teatern in Gothenburg, Sweden, where his first assignment as Verdi's Otello earned him considerable acclaim.
From 1971 to 1992, he performed with the Royal Danish Opera in roles such as Otello, Manrico in Il Trovatore, Parsifal and Lohengrin, Rodolfo in La Bohème and Cavaradossi in Tosca.
His international career took him to the great opera houses of the world - the Vienna State Opera, La Scala Milano, Grand Opéra Paris and the Bavarian State Opera.
Peter Lindroos also appeared as a recitalist to great approval.
From 1995, he was senior lecturer at the Sibelius Academy. From 1996, voice professor in Malmö and Lund, Sweden.