Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time. He made numerous recordings of complete operas and individual arias, gaining worldwide fame for the quality of his tone, and eventually established himself as one of the finest tenors of the 20th century. As one of the Three Tenors, Pavarotti became well known for his televised concerts and media appearances. Pavarotti was also noted for his charity work on behalf of refugees and the Red Cross, amongst others.
The Rivalry Is With Ourself. I Try To Be Better Than Is Possible. I Fight Against Myself, Not Against The Other.
Am I Afraid Of High Notes? Of Course I Am Afraid. What Sane Man Is Not?
I Am Open To Everything.
It Is So Important For People At A Young Age To Be Invited To Embrace Classical Music And Opera.
You Don't Need Any Brains To Listen To Music.
I Want To Be Famous Everywhere.
I Was An Elementary School Teacher.
I'm A Perfectionist, And I Always Think That I Can Do Better What I Have Done, Even If It's Good.
Opera Is A Beautiful And Important Diversion For Me.
Sometime To Be Called Pavarotti Is Not Always An Advantage.
I Am A Tenor Buff. I Hear Myself.
Why Should Be Elite, Music? Excuse Me. Music Must Be For Everybody.
Learning Music By Reading About It Is Like Making Love By Mail.
Opera Is One Of The Most Important Art Forms. It Should Be Listened To And Appreciated By Everyone.
It Is A Very Honest World, Our Work. I Think You Cannot Fake Anything.
People Have A Right To Criticize.
The Music Itself Could Never Take The Place Of My Own Passion In Life.
The Better Voice Doesn't Mean Being A Better Singer.
He Wants Only To Rest And To Have A Little Peace.
In Opera, As With Any Performing Art, To Be In Great Demand And To Command High Fees You Must Be Good Of Course, But You Must Also Be Famous. The Two Are Different Things.
Above All, I Am An Opera Singer. This Is How People Will Remember Me.
If You See Me Once, You Cannot Confuse Me With Another.
There Is No Prodigy In Our Profession. If You See All The Great Singer Of The Past, None Of Them Are.
If Children Are Not Introduced To Music At An Early Age, I Believe Something Fundamental Is Actually Being Taken From Them.
For Me, Music Making Is The Most Joyful Activity Possible, The Most Perfect Expression Of Any Emotion.
I Am A Very Superstitious Person.
I Want To Reach As Many People As Possible With The Message Of Music, Of Wonderful Opera.