Born: Oct 12, 1935 AD
Currently alive, at 79 years of age.
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.
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