Hear the long lost recording of Italian opera legend Pavarotti discovered hidden in festival archive

Jul 15, 2016 788

A long lost early recording of Luciano Pavarotti has been discovered in the archives of a music festival where he performed as a teenager. The track from 1955 features the world-famous Italian tenor performing on two songs and an interview with the legend on his return to the festival 36 years later.

The 61-year-old audio was recorded when Pavarotti, 19, attended the Llangollen Eisteddfod and choir competition in Wales. He was part of the Italian choir Chorus Rossini with his father, Fernando, and they won the 'Choir of the World' title in the competition at the end of the six-day event in 1955.

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Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/

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