Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti — the legend. He produced the opera revolution. Even his strongest critics will argue that his name will always be synonymous with the beauty of the human voice.

Luciano Pavarotti was born October 12 in 1935 in Modena. When Luciano was about nine years old, he began singing with his father in a small local church choir and even took lessons in music, however, is not giving much importance to this hobby.

He was interested in football, he wanted to become a professional goalkeeper. Her mother wanted her son to be a teacher. He subsequently taught in an elementary school two years, but in the end interest in music took over.

Pavarotti began serious training in music in 1954, when he was 19 years old. Became his teacher Arrigo Pola — a professional tenor in Modena who, being aware of the poverty of the family, gave lessons without pay. Only then Pavarotti learned that he had perfect pitch.

His career began with a not very significant performances in the opera houses of Europe. When Joan Sutherland invited him to joint action on a global tour, the situation has completely changed.

In 1977, Pavarotti became famous around the world, renowned for his strength and lightness of the upper register. His "top up" was the unique distinction for his entire career.

A lot of speaking on a broad stage, Pavarotti drew works previously limited the opera house, to a much wider audience. But despite the appearance in the world of pop music, Pavarotti constantly maintained its status as the master of the highest in the world of opera.

At recitals famous tenor gathered hundreds of thousands of listeners. The beauty of the singer's voice makes the viewer to cause it to "encore" again and again. At one concert curtain had to lift 165 times. This case was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. Half a million spectators listened to his concert in Central Park in New York — an audience did not collect any of the most popular performers.

Luciano Pavarotti's farewell to the audience in 2004. The last time he appeared on stage ┬źMetropolitan Opera┬╗ in the role of Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini's "Tosca." Before the show, he officially announced that he was leaving the opera stage. Hall spent Luciano 11-minute standing ovation.

The great tenor Luciano Pavarotti 20th century, died on Sept. 6 in 2007 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Modena.