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    Most succesful tenor-world record set by Luciano Pavarotti

 [Sep 6] MODENA, Italy--Luciano Pavarotti has set few world records: for receiving the most curtain calls (165); for the best selling classical album, for longest applause ever (1h 30'), Most roles performed, most recordings made, the most famous living operatic tenor (at his 70th birthday in 2005), most money raised by an individual for charities, Best-Loved tenor and the biggest-selling CD in classical music history.
  Luciano Pavarotti is the most successful tenor of all times; his family will receive from us the prestigious Award "Legendary Figures of the World" , the most exclusive distinction in the World!This award acknowledge an organization or individual who has demonstrated extraordinary contribution to the World in their field.

    Luciano Pavarotti (born October 12, 1935) is an Italian tenor and one of the best known vocal performers in contemporary times, in the world of opera and across multiple musical genres.
    Luciano Pavarotti has  the best selling classical album (this album is In Concert by The Three Tenors and is thus shared by fellow tenors, Plácido Domingo and José Carreras).

    On February 10, 2006, Luciano Pavarotti sang "Nessun Dorma" at the 2006 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony in Turin, Italy. The final act of the opening ceremony, his performance received the longest and loudest ovation of the night from the international crowd.
    Luciano Pavarotti gave his last performance in an opera at the New York Metropolitan Opera on March 13, 2004 for which he received a 12-minute standing ovation for his role as the painter Mario Cavaradossi in Giacomo Puccini's Tosca.

   Pavarotti is the founder and the host of the annual charity concerts and related activities "Pavarotti and Friends" in Modena, Italy. There he sings with international stars of all styles to raise funds for several worthy UN causes. Pavarotti sang with Bono and U2 in the 1995 song Miss Sarajevo and raised $8,500,000 in his charity project "Concert for Bosnia". He also raised $3,300,000 in charity concerts for refugees from Afghanistan and $1,000,000 for refugees from Kosovo. (IMDB)

   Luciano Pavarotti died the morning of September 6, 2007 at home in Modena, Italy where he was surrounded by his wife and three older daughters. In an email statement, his manager, Terri Robson, wrote, "The Maestro fought a long, tough battle against the pancreatic cancer which eventually took his life. In fitting with the approach that characterized his life and work, he remained positive until finally succumbing to the last stages of his illness."

    The Vienna State Opera and the Salzburg Festival Hall flew black flags in mourning.

      Tribute to Luciano Pavarotti-Memorial

     London's Royal Opera House issued a statement saying, "He was one of those rare artists who affected the lives of people across the globe, in all walks of life. Through his countless broadcasts, recordings and concerts, he introduced the extraordinary power of opera to people who perhaps would never have encountered opera and classical singing. In doing so, he enriched their lives. That will be his legacy."

   US President George W. Bush hailed Pavarotti as "one of the most accomplished and acclaimed opera singers of all time."

   French President Nicolas Sarkozy said: "His artistic qualities as well as his warmth and charisma seduced the entire world."

   "I think a life in music is a life beautifully spent and this is what I have devotedmy life to."- Luciano Pavarotti, 1935-2007


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