Culture Re-View: “Vincerò!” Looking back on Pavarotti’s final opera

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13 March 2004: Pavarotti plays his final opera Ask a hundred people to name an opera singer and one name will always come up: Pavarotti. The Italian maestro thrust classical music into the spotlight during his life, but it was on this day that he gave his final performance in an opera. Born to a working class family in Modena, Italy in 1935, Luciano Pavarotti grew up loving singing and football. After putting aside dreams of becoming a professional goalkeeper, he trained in music and by age 20 was winning international competitions for his singing. Pavarotti’s debut performance as an opera ten…

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