1935 – Born on October 12th in Modena, Italy. Italian operatic lyric tenor, noted for his mastery of the highest notes of a tenor’s range.
1955 – Pavarotti graduated from a teaching institute in Modena and then taught elementary school for two years.
1961 – After winning the Concorso Internationale, a singing competition, he made his professional operatic debut in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
1968-1971 – He made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City and became a regular performer.
– Pavarotti became known to a wider public than opera connoisseurs; his concerts, recordings, and television appearances—which provided ample opportunity to display his ebullient personality—gained him a wide popular following.