“When I was a boy, my father, a baker, introduced me to the wonders of song,” said the late tenor Luciano Pavarotti who died in 2007.
“He urged me to work very hard to develop my voice. Arrigo Pola, a professional tenor in my hometown of Modena, Italy, took me as a pupil. I also enrolled in a teachers college,” related Pavarotti.
On graduating, I asked my father, ‘Shall I be a teacher or a singer?’ Continue reading