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Thursday, October 6, 2011

30 Interesting Facts About Luciano Pavarotti | Musicouch

30 Interesting Facts About Luciano Pavarotti | Musicouch 


One of the most popular tenors in the world was Luciano Pavarotti. His powerful voice gained him superstar status.

Here are some interesting facts about this famous Italian tenor.

1.) Luciano Pavarotti was born in Modena, Italy in 1935.
2.) Pavarotti became known for a full and open vocal quality, which he maintained throughout his range.
3.) His penetrating high register earned particular admiration and the title “King of the High C’s.”
4.) In 1972, Pavarotti became the first tenor in operatic history to reach all nine high C’s in the aria “Pour mon âme, quel destin!” in La fille du régiment by Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
5.) Pavarotti was a good tenor but not considered a great actor because of his large physique that restricted his movement on stage.


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