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Luciano Pavarotti

operatic tenor
Born: 10/12/1935
Birthplace: Modena, Italy

Perhaps the definitive tenor of his generation and certainly the most popular, Pavarotti performed works by Bellini, Donizetti, Puccini and Verdi. In 1994 he released The Three Tenors with Placido Domingo and José Carreras. Pavarotti made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City in 1968 and performed there regularly for nearly 40 years. He was known for his style, powerful voice, and vibrant personality.

Died: 9/6/2007

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