The Voice of Opera: Remembering Luciano Pavarotti

Sep 04, 2017 1084


It has been almost 10 years since Luciano Pavarotti’s passing on September 6, 2007, but his legacy will live on forever. He has been one of the few opera singers to win crossover fame as a popular superstar. “I would like to be remembered as the man who brought opera to the masses,” the legendary tenor said in an interview.

The most beloved and celebrated tenor since Caruso will be remembered for that, but also for his robust and passionate life. For Modena, Pavarotti’s hometown, and his fans all over the world, the loss still feels fresh. Last May a colorful mural of his smiling face was painted on via Mazzoni to welcome visitors to town.

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