The Great Caruso

Dec 25, 2019 1286

BY: Phile Bellone

Enrico Caruso was born in Naples Italy in 1873 into a working class neighborhood. His father was a mechanic who expected his son to follow his trade. His mother objected and he was sent to be educated where his clear angelic voice was discovered in a church choir, and his singing career was born.

Whether or not you are Italian or an opera buff, the name of Enrico Caruso is instantly recognized as an international opera superstar. Caruso grew up in the poor streets of Naples where opportunity was hard to come by. He made what he could to help his family survive with a voice that would carry him to all the great opera houses. Caruso would meet the kings and queens of the world during his long career. 

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