Did Pavarotti pass away?
September 6, 2007
Luciano Pavarotti/Date of death
What was the cause of Pavarotti’s death?
Luciano Pavarotti/Cause of death
Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian singer whose ringing, pristine sound set a standard for operatic tenors of the postwar era, died Thursday at his home near Modena, in northern Italy. He was 71. His death was announced by his manager, Terri Robson. The cause was pancreatic cancer.
Who is Pavarotti’s granddaughter?
Luciano Pavarotti’s 15-year-old granddaughter Sislena Caparrosa brought an audience to tears following a performance of the classic song that made her grandfather famous years before.
How and when did Pavarotti die?
In July 2006, while undertaking his international “farewell tour,” Pavarotti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He died the following year on 6 September.
How old was Luciano Pavarotti when he died?
Thu 6 Sep 2007 11.10 EDT First published on Thu 6 Sep 2007 11.10 EDT. The Italian opera star Luciano Pavarotti has died at his home in Modena aged 71. The tenor, who helped take opera to a new mass audience, had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year and underwent further treatment in August 2007.
Why was Luciano Pavarotti recommended for the Australian tour?
As Sutherland had plans to travel with him on the Australia tour that summer, she recommended the young Pavarotti as he was acquainted with the role.
Why did Luciano Pavarotti hold a handkerchief during his solo performance?
Perspiring due to nerves and a lingering cold, the tenor clutched a handkerchief throughout the début. The prop became a signature part of his solo performances.
What kind of voice did Luciano Pavarotti have?
Adored for his knack for the spectacle, Pavarotti was ultimately admired most for the sheer splendor of his voice. Said Domingo in a statement from Los Angeles after his singing partner’s death: “I always admired the God-given glory of his voice — that unmistakable special timbre from the bottom up to the very top of the tenor range.”