Opera Fix: Opera Trivia - Superstar Enrico Caruso - Michigan Opera Theatre

Opera Fix: Opera Trivia – Superstar Enrico Caruso

Long before the world knew the great recording artists of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé and Adele, there was another superstar to set the world aflame: Enrico Caruso. Born in Naples, Italy in 1873, Caruso grew up to become one of the most important operatic tenors of the last century. His 1902 performance of the heart-breaking aria "Vesti la Giubba" from Leoncavallo's opera, Pagliacci, about a man who discovers his wife is having an affair, becomes the first recording to sell one million copies!

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