SINGER

Luciano Pavarotti

1935 - 2007

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Luciano Pavarotti (, US also , Italian: [luˈtʃaːno pavaˈrɔtti]; 12 October 1935 – 6 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who during the late part of his career crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most acclaimed and loved tenors of all time. He made numerous recordings of complete operas and individual arias, gaining worldwide fame for the quality of his tone, and eventually established himself as one of the finest tenors of the 20th century, achieving the honorific title "King of the High Cs".As one of the Three Tenors, who performed their first concert during the 1990 FIFA World Cup before a global audience, Pavarotti became well known for his televised concerts and media appearances. From the beginning of his professional career as a tenor in 1961 in Italy to his final performance of "Nessun dorma" at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Pavarotti was at his best in bel canto operas, pre-Aida Verdi roles, and Puccini works such as La bohème, Tosca, Turandot and Madama Butterfly. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luciano Pavarotti has received more than 5,707,071 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 92 in 2019). Luciano Pavarotti is the 4th most popular singer (up from 6th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 108th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Singer.

Luciano Pavarotti was an Italian opera singer. He is most famous for his performances of operas such as La Bohème, Aida, and Turandot.

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Luciano Pavarotti ranks 4 out of 3,541Before him are Elvis Presley, Édith Piaf, and Cher. After him are Janis Joplin, Maria Callas, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Joan Baez, and Charles Aznavour.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Luciano Pavarotti ranks 4Before him are Elvis Presley, Alain Delon, and 14th Dalai Lama. After him are Woody Allen, Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, and Hussein of Jordan. Among people deceased in 2007, Luciano Pavarotti ranks 2Before him is Boris Yeltsin. After him are Ingmar Bergman, Michelangelo Antonioni, Kurt Waldheim, Jean Baudrillard, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Carlo Ponti, Mstislav Rostropovich, Kurt Vonnegut, Mohammed Zahir Shah, and Marcel Marceau.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luciano Pavarotti ranks 53 out of 4,088Before him are Gioachino Rossini (1792), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Maria Montessori (1870), Vespasian (9), Pope Gregory I (540), and Parmenides (-501). After him are Umberto Eco (1932), Romulus Augustulus (460), Vitruvius (-75), Benedict of Nursia (480), Pope Clement VII (1478), and Evangelista Torricelli (1608).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Luciano Pavarotti ranks 1After him are Adriano Celentano (1938), Enrico Caruso (1873), Farinelli (1705), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Toto Cutugno (1943), Albano Carrisi (1943), Domenico Modugno (1928), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Mirella Freni (1935), and Eros Ramazzotti (1963).