"If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them."

  • Born Luciano Pavarotti on Oct. 12, 1935, in Modena, Italy. Died Sept. 6, 2007, in Modena, Italy
     
  • Pavarotti's first major breakthrough in the U.S. came in 1972, via a production of Le fille du régiment at the New York Metropolitan Opera. His performance of the piece's signature aria drew a record 17 curtain calls.
     
  • Pavarotti won his first career GRAMMY for Best Classical Vocal Solo for Luciano Pavarotti — Hits From Lincoln Center at the 21st GRAMMY Awards.
     
  • Did you know? The Italian tenor holds two Guinness World Records: one for most curtain calls and one for best-selling classical album.
     
  • Pavarotti was named MusiCares Person of the Year in 1998. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people. That same year he was honored with a GRAMMY Legend Award.

 

Luciano Pavarotti

"If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them."

  • Born Luciano Pavarotti on Oct. 12, 1935, in Modena, Italy. Died Sept. 6, 2007, in Modena, Italy
     
  • Pavarotti's first major breakthrough in the U.S. came in 1972, via a production of Le fille du régiment at the New York Metropolitan Opera. His performance of the piece's signature aria drew a record 17 curtain calls.
     
  • Pavarotti won his first career GRAMMY for Best Classical Vocal Solo for Luciano Pavarotti — Hits From Lincoln Center at the 21st GRAMMY Awards.
     
  • Did you know? The Italian tenor holds two Guinness World Records: one for most curtain calls and one for best-selling classical album.
     
  • Pavarotti was named MusiCares Person of the Year in 1998. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people. That same year he was honored with a GRAMMY Legend Award.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Luciano Pavarotti

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Wins
Grammy Legend Award
(GRAMMY Legend Award)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
My Way (Track)
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
The 3 Tenors In Concert 1994 (Album)
Best Pop Album
The 3 Tenors In Concert 1994 (Album)
 
Wins
Best Classical Vocal Performance
Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti In Concert
Nominations
Best Classical Album
Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti In Concert (Album)
 
Wins
Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
Luciano Pavarotti In Concert
Nominations
Best Opera Recording
Bellini: Norma (Album)
Best Opera Recording
Mozart: Idomeneo (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Opera Recording
Verdi: Un Ballo In Maschera (The Masked Ball) (Album)
Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
Passione Pavarotti (Favorite Neapolitan Love Songs) (Album)
 
Wins
Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
Live From Lincoln Center - Sutherland/Horne/Pavarotti
Nominations
Best Classical Album
Live From Lincoln Center-Sutherland-Horne- Pavarotti (Album)
 
Wins
Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
O Sole Mio - Favorite Neapolitan Songs
 
Wins
Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
Luciano Pavarotti - Hits From Lincoln Center
 
Nominations
Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance
Luciano Pavarotti - O Holy Night (O Holy Night; Sanctus/ Schubert; Ave Maria, Etc.) (Album)

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