[ (pav-uh-rot-ee) ]
A twentieth-century Italian tenor who made his operatic debut in La Bohème in 1961. He has sung worldwide in various operas and concert performances, including those featuring “The Three Tenors” — Pavarotti, José Carreras, and Plácido Domingo.
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