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Luciano Pavarotti: The man with the honeyed voice who made opera a pop phenomenon

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Luciano Pavarotti (Italian operatic tenor) He was the first operatic tenor to cross over to pop music making him the most successful tenor of the twentieth century. Known for his world wide television performances in The Three Tenors filmed in European ancient amphitheaters.

Giving him even greater international recognition outside of the world of opera, Domingo participated in The Three Tenors concert at the eve of the 1990 FIFA World Cup Final in Rome

Placido Domingo is a Spanish opera singer who was born in Madrid in 1941. He is surely one of the operatic greats having a wide vocal range - primarily tenor but he has sung baritone also. His first tenor role was as Alfredo in La Traviata in 1960. He has performed at all the great opera houses including New York, La Scala and Covent Garden.

Vintage 1910, Enrico Caruso is the principal tenor for the Metropolitan Opera from 1903 until his death in 1921, NYC,

The biggest tenor superstar and opera singer of the 20th century, Luciano Pavarotti, died Thursday morning in his residence at Modena, Italy. Description from I searched for this on

Placido Domingo - Born on January 21, 1941, in Madrid, Spain. Known as "the King of Opera," Plácido Domingo is one of the most famous tenors of all time.

José Carreras (1946 - ) is a Spanish and Catalan tenor who is particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini. Born in Barcelona, he made his debut on the opera stage at 11 as Trujamán in Manuel de Falla's El retablo de Maese Pedro and went on to a career that encompassed over 60 roles on the stages of the world's leading opera houses and in the recording studio.

American singer Geraldine Farrar as Margarethe in Gounod's opera Faust, Berlin, 1902 | Flickr by painting in light

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo (as 'Don Carlo, King of Spain' disguised as a pilgrim) performs during the final dress rehearsal prior to the season premiere of the Metropolitan Opera/Pier Luigi Samaritani production of 'Ernani' (by Giuseppe Verdi, 1844) at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, New York, New York, March 17, 2015. It was Domingo's 146th role, and his first as the baritone role of Don Carlo.