Luciano Pavarotti (1935–2007)

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Luciano Pavarotti was a best-selling classical singer and humanitarian known for his most original and popular performances with the 'Three Tenors' and 'Pavarotti & Friends'. He was born on October 12, 1935, in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, in Northern Italy. He was the first child and only son of two children in the family of a baker. His father, ... See full bio »

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 2018 A Star Is Born (performer: "Dammi i colori! - Recondita armonia (Aria) [Tosca/Act 1]")
 2018 Football's 47 Best Worst Songs (TV Special) (performer: "Nessun Dorma" (1990))
 2017 The Upside (performer: "Puccini: Nessun Dorma! (Turandot/Act 3)")
 2016 Children of the Night (performer: "Vivere")
 2016 Gotham (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mad City: Look Into My Eyes (2016) ... (performer: "La sonnambula: Act I, Scene 1, Prendi: l'anel ti dono" - uncredited)
 2016/II Dancer (Documentary) (performer: "Caruso")
 2016 Sing (performer: "Nessun dorma! (Turandot, Act 3)")
 2015/I Spectre (performer: "Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici [La Traviata/Act 1]")
 2014 Gabalier - Die Volks-Rock'n'Roll-Show (TV Special) (performer: "Miserere")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 September 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Turandot: Nessun Dorma")
- Episode dated 22 August 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Turandot: Nessun Dorma")
- Episode dated 29 July 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Turandot: Nessun Dorma")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- El difícil comienzo (2014) ... (performer: "'O sole mio" - uncredited)
 2013 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Out of Africa (2013) ... (performer: "Te voglio bene assai" (aka "Caruso"))
 2013/I Filth (performer: "La Traviata: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici (Brindisi)"(Uncredited))
 2013 One Chance (performer: "Verdi: Rigoletto / Act 3 - La donna è mobile" - uncredited)
 2012 The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (performer - 4 episodes)
- 30 Ways to Use the Toilet (2012) ... (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
- The Amazing Salamander Man (2012) ... (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
- Salamander Man's Punishment (2012) ... (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
- Ninja Gets His Ass Kicked (2012) ... (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
 2012 Quartet (performer: "Bella figlia dell'amore")
 2012 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Last Straw (2012) ... (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
 2007-2012 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #8.6 (2012) ... (performer: "Nessun dorma")
- Episode #5.4 (2009) ... (performer: "Nessun dorma")
- Episode #4.10 (2008) ... (performer: "O sole mio")
- Episode #1.10 (2007) ... (performer: "Adiós a la vida")
 2012 House of Lies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments (2012) ... (performer: "Vesti la Giubba - Pagliacci " - uncredited)
 2011 In the Land of Blood and Honey (performer: "Miss Sarajevo" )
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (performer: "Questo o quella")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.29 (2011) ... (performer: "Caruso")
 2010 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (performer: "Tu Che A Dio Spiegasti L'ali [Lucia di Lammermoor/Act3]")
 2010 22 Bullets (performer: "E Lucevan Le Stelle Ah Franchigia A Floria Tosca")
 2009 Tetro (performer: "Ecco, son giunte al somme del pendio" - uncredited)
 2008 Two Lovers (performer: "O Lola ch'ai di latti di cammisa" (1890), "L'Elisir D'Amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima (Act 2)" (1831))
 2007 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2007) ... (performer: "La donna è mobile")
 2007 Les grands du rire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 October 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Ti adoro", "Torna a Surriento" (as Torri i sorriente), "Ave Maria", "La danza", "Nessun dorma")
 2007 No Reservations (performer: "Nessun Dorma" from "Turandot", "Cielo e mar" (from "La Gioconda", opera in 4 acts, as used in the film), "Celeste Aida" (from the opera " Aida", as used in the film))
 2007 How to Catch a Millionaire (TV Movie) (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
 2005 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- La Lanterna (2005) ... (performer: "O Sole Mio" - uncredited)
 2004 Man on Fire (performer: "Nessun Dorma from Turandot")
 2003 Konsten att städa (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "La donna è mobile" [from the opera "Rigoletto"])
 2001 Blyustiteli poroka (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pechalnyi sonet (2001) ... (performer: "Una chitarra nella notte" - uncredited)
 2001 Grand Theft Auto III (Video Game) (performer: "Chi mi frena in tal momento", "Le Donna è Mobile" - uncredited)
 2001 Twisted Metal: Black (Video Game) (performer: "Vesti La Giubba")
 2000 Lila (Short) (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
 2000 Pavarotti & Friends for Cambodia and Tibet (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Cielito lindo", "There Must Be an Angel", "I Knew I Loved You", "'O Sole Mio", "Funiculi, Funiculà")
 2000 Sightings of Bono (Video short) (performer: "Miss Sarajevo")
 2000 The Family Man (performer: "La donna è mobile")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Do Not Resuscitate (2000) ... (performer: "Non ti scordar di me" - uncredited)
 1999 The Three Tenors Christmas (TV Special) (performer: "White Christmas", "Let It Snow", "O Tannembaum", "Ay! Para Navidad", "Tu scendi dalle stelle", "Ave Maria, dolce Maria", "Wiegenlied", "Jingle Bells", "La Virgen lava pañales") / (writer: "Ave Maria, dolce Maria")
 1999 Analyze This (performer: "M'appari tutt'amor")
 1998 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alec Baldwin/Luciano Pavarotti, Vanessa Williams (1998) ... (performer: "Adeste Fideles" - uncredited)
 1998 Three Tenors '98 World Cup Paris (TV Special) (performer: "Quando Le Sere al Placido", "Granada", "Sous le Ciel de Paris", "Solamente Una Vez", "Maria, Mari", "Torero Quiero", "Parlami d'Amore", "Tu, Ca Nun Chiagne", "Manha de Carnaval", "Ti Voglio Tanto Bene", "Caruso", "Nessun Dorma", "'O surdato 'nnammurato", "Ay, ay, ay", "Lolita", "You'll Never Walk Alone")
 1998 A Brooklyn State of Mind (performer: "A Vucchella")
 1997 Sister, Sister (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mo' Credit, Mo' Problems (1997) ... (writer: "Nessun Dorma")
 1997 TV Offal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.0 (1997) ... (performer: "O sole Mio")
 1997 Marius and Jeannette (performer: "O' Sole mio !" - as L. Pavarotti)
 1996 Pavarotti & Friends for War Child (TV Special) (performer: "New York, New York")
 1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
 1995 Élisa (performer: "Caruso")
 1994 The Mask (performer: "Vesti La Giubba" - uncredited)
 1994 The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 (TV Special) (performer: "Pourquoi me réveiller", "Non ti scordar di me", "My Way", "Moon River", "Singin' in the Rain", "Ave Maria", "Nessun dorma", "America", "All I Ask of You", "Funiculì Funiculà", "Sous les Ponts de Paris", "Aquarela do Brasil", "Marechiare", "Lippen Schweigen")
 1994 Pavarotti Plus! Sixth Edition (TV Special) (performer: "Recondita armonia", "Madre, non dromi?... Ai nostri monti", "Parigi, o cara", "Invan Alvaro", "O figli, o figli miei!... Ah la paterna mano", "Dio ti giocondi", "In un coupé?", "L'acque sante del Giordano", "Tra voi, belle", "Brindisi")
 1992 A Christmas Celebration: Send Round the Song (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Gesu Bambino")
 1992 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #30.120 (1992) ... (performer: "Ave Maria (Op.52 No.1)" (1825) - uncredited)
 1992 First Love (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (performer: "L'Arlesiana, Act 2: E La Solita Storia (Lamento Di Federico)")
 1991 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary Gala (1991) ... (performer: "Rigoletto: Act III", "La Bohème: O Mimì tu più non torni")
 1991 Video Diaries (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- On the March with Bobby's Army (1991) ... (performer: "Nessun Dorma" - uncredited)
 1990 Carreras Domingo Pavarotti in Concert (TV Special) (performer: "Recondita Armonia", "Rondine Al Nido", "Torna A Surriento", "Nessun Dorma!", "La Vie en Rose", "Memory (from 'Cats') /Ochi Tchorniye / Caminto", "Mattinata / Wien, Wien, Nur Du Allein / Amapola / 'O Sole Mio")
 1987 Fatal Attraction (performer: "SELECTIONS FROM PUCCINI'S MADAMA BUTTERFLY" (1904))
 1987 The Witches of Eastwick (performer: "Nessun Dorma")
 1986 Castaway (writer: "Nessum Dorma aria from Turandot")
 1985 The Goonies (performer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima")
 1984 Pavarotti in Concert at the Madison Square Garden (TV Special) (performer: "O sole mio", "Mamma", "Chitarra Romana", "Frà Poco a Me Ricover", "Questa o Quella", "Nessun Dorma!")
 1982 Yes, Giorgio (performer: "If We Were In Love", "Excerpts from Turandot", "Una furtiva lagrima", "La donna e mobile", "Donna non vidi mai", "Nessun dorma", "Ave Maria", "O sole mio", "Santa Lucia", "Mattinata", "I Left My Heart In San Francisco", "Funiculi, Funicula")
 1980 A Christmas Special with Luciano Pavarotti (TV Special) (performer: "Mille cherubini en coro", "Agnus Dei", "Panis angelicus", "Gesu Bambino", "Pieta Signore")
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Other Works:

Tv commercial for Monte dei Paschi di Siena Bank (1998-1999)

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 61 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Die drei Tenöre


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