The name of Luciano Pavarotti had during most of his extraordinary
Career in the world a concept, and it is to this day. The effect of the great tenor on
the world is enormous. His exciting voice and his unique personality which has the
expanded horizons of classical music and his art brought countless new fans
have, continue to touch countless people around the world.
More than 40 years was Luciano Pavarotti an exclusive artist of Decca: he remains the
Most popular classical artist in recording history.
Born in Modena, Italy in 1935 Luciano Pavarotti gained his first musical
Experiences in the choir of his hometown, where his father Fernando was also a member.
The teenage Pavarotti and his father traveled with the choir to Wales and won the
first prize in the International Singing Competition of Llangollen. this experience
sparked the musical ambitions of the young Pavarotti for a life as a tenor. He
made initially trained as a teacher, then won but in 1961, after first
had with Arrigo Pola and then studied with Ettore Campogalliani, the renowned
Concorso Internazionale and had the same year his opera debut as Rodolfo in La
Boheme at the Teatro Reggio Emilia. Pavarotti impressed the Italian opera scene immediately
and received engagements at opera houses throughout Italy. In a very short time he was
international demand and debuted outside Italy in Belgrade in La Traviata.
At Pavarotti's colleagues were among the most famous opera stars: Montserrat Caballé, Piero
Cappuccilli, Jose Carreras, Fiorenza Cossotto, Placido Domingo, Mirella Freni, Kiri Te
Kanawa, Aprile Millo, Robert Merrill, Sherrill Milnes, Leontyne Price, Leonie Rysanek, Renata
Scotto, Dame Joan Sutherland, Carol Vaness and Shirley Verrett, to name a few.
He worked with conductors such Serafin (1962 Pavarotti's first performances of
has conducted Rigoletto 1962 in Palermo), Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Richard
Bonynge, Riccardo Chailly, Carlos Kleiber, Lamberto Gardelli, Carlo Maria Giulini, Herbert von
Karajan, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Leone Magiera, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Eugene
Ormandy, Seiji Ozawa and Sir Georg Solti. Among the most important opera houses in which
Luciano Pavarotti has occurred in his career, including the Metropolitan Opera (New
York), Bastille (Paris), German Opera (Berlin), La Fenice (Venice), Palais Garnier (Paris)
Glyndebourne, Covent Garden (London), San Carlo (Naples), La Scala
(Milan), Staatsoper (Vienna), Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires) and the opera houses in
Barcelona, Chicago, Florence, Hamburg, Madrid, Miami, Monte Carlo, Philadelphia, Rome,
Salzburg, San Francisco, Sydney, Turin and ZÜrich.
Luciano Pavarotti's concert halls, arenas and stadiums everywhere in the Americas,
in Asia, Australia, Europe, occurred in the Middle East and South Africa. Among the important
international concert halls were still New York's Madison Square Garden, the
London's Wembley Stadium, the Olympic Stadiums in Berlin and Barcelona, the Hollywood
Bowl and the Roman amphitheater in Orange, France. In London's Hyde Park
were also torrential rains, the good mood of the enraptured audience of over
150,000 people, including Prince Charles and Princess Diana and Prime Minister
John Major, not turbid (1991). In June 1993, Pavarotti appeared before more than half
Million people in New York's Central Park, while millions more in the
TV around the world found Transferred concert. Pavarotti's concert at the Eiffel Tower in Paris
attracted more than 300,000 people. With his friends Jose Carreras and Placido
Domingo he appeared in the world in the concerts of the Three Tenors.
Pavarotti is forever identified with key tenor roles from the following operas
are: Aida, Ballo in Maschera, La Bohème, L'Elisir d'Amore, La Fille du Regiment, La
Traviata, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, I Pagliacci, Rigoletto, Tosca, Il Trovatore and
Turandot. His record is permanent bestsellers; his opera recordings
include Aida, La Bohème, Cavalleria Rusticana, Andrea Chenier, Don Carlo, L'Elisir d'Amore,
Ernani, La Fille du Regiment, Norma, I Puritani, La Sonnambula, Lucia di Lammermoor,
Maria Stuarda, Mefistofele, La Favorita, L'Amico Fritz, Manon Lescaut, Pagliacci, Idomeneo, I
Lombardi, Macbeth, Luisa Miller, Otello, Rigoletto, Tosca, La Traviata, Il Trovatore and
Guillaume Tell. Pavarotti Verdi's Requiem and Rossini's Stabat Mater
included; His discography includes many solo CDs with recitals, arias, Neapolitan
and Italian songs and the ever popular Christmas-time favorite O Holy
Night, which likewise were all bestsellers. Essential Pavarotti became the first classical
Album ever in the UK Pop Charts got the number 1 and there
unprecedented FIVE weeks held. Since the World Cup 1990, "Nessun Dorma"
inextricably linked with both Pavarotti and football.
Luciano Pavarotti took care of the development of young singers and established a
international vocal competition in Philadelphia, which promoted the careers of many singers.
To mark the 25th anniversary of his career invited Pavarotti competition winners to
Gala performances of La Bohème into Italy; it finally followed a historic
Stay in China, where the opera was staged with young singers in Beijing. To the
Completion of his stay were Pavarotti's first concert in the Great Hall Ever
of the people. With his close friend and colleague, the conductor and pianist Leone
Magiera, the tenor built an important educational institution for young vocal students in Modena
The tenor was widely recognized as an expert equestrian and organized one of the most important
international show jumping tournaments, the Pavarotti International. Simultaneously with this
Event organized Pavarotti in his hometown of the world-famous, Annual
Charity concert Pavarotti Friends. The great tenor brought artists from
different music areas together, including well-known stars of rock, pop and
Jazz as Bryan Adams, Anastasia, Jon Bon Jovi, Boyzone, James Brown, George Benson,
Bono and the Edge of U2, Mariah Carey, Tracey Chapman, The Chieftains, Eric Clapton, Joe
Cocker, Natalie Cole, The Corrs, Sheryl Crow, Lucio Dalla, Celine Dion, Brian Eno, Gloria
Estefan, the Eurythmics, Bob Geldof, Enrique Iglesias, Elton John, Grace Jones, Tom Jones,
BB King, Ricky Martin, John McLaughlin, Meat Loaf, George Michael, Liza Minnelli, Eros
Ramazzotti, Lionel Richie, Spice Girls, Sting, Barry White, Stevie Wonder and Zucchero.
These charity concerts provided millions of dollars for important health, Berufsund
School initiatives in Bosnia, Cambodia, Kosovo, Guatemala, Liberia, Tibet, and
Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan. The concert from 2003 played two million US dollars
for refugees from Iraq.
Luciano Pavarotti received numerous international awards, including several
Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, numerous Emmy, Gramophone and Grammy
Awards (among others the 1998 Grammy "Legend Award") and has been an officer of the Legion of Honor
and honored as MusiCares Person of the Year; Also the honorary doctorate came
the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts and the University of Pittsburgh, Oklahoma
City, Parma, Urbino and San Martin Lima, Peru, the Prix Ville de Paris (to him by Jacques
Chirac was awarded), the People's Choice Award and the award for
Kammersänger by the Austrian Minister of Culture. 1998 called Rudy Giuliani,
Mayor of New York, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the operative part on
Metropolitan Opera House to Luciano Pavarotti Day from. Pavarotti was by then
appointed UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan for UN peace ambassador
and received in 2001 by the UNHCR (High Commissioner for Refugees) the coveted Nansen
Award in recognition of his fundraising for the UN Refugee Agency (the higher
pronounced than that of any other private individual). In November 2001 About Handed former
Soviet President Gorbachev Luciano Pavarotti the World Social Award in Vienna; to
came later that year a Kennedy Center Honors Award. In 2004 he received the
Eisenhower Medal and the highest award of the Italian community in the United States: the
Introduction to the Italian Hall of Fame by the NIAF (National Italian American
Foundation). On 4 September 2007 the Italian culture minister Pavarotti recorded with
the "Premio Eccellenza per la cultura" for his enormous contribution to the spread of
Italian culture and art in the world of.
In March 2004, Luciano Pavarotti joined for the last time in an opera production at the New
Metropolitan Opera House on; to his last appearance in front of a huge audience
it came at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.
Maestro Luciano Pavarotti died September 6, 2007 at his home in Modena.
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