Luciano Pavarotti dies (1935 – 2007)

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Legendary opera singer Luciano Pavarotti died early this morning at the age of 71. He had been battling pancreatic cancer since 2006. His manager Terri Robson said in a statement: “The Maestro fought a long, tough battle against the pancreatic cancer which eventually took his life. In fitting with the approach that characterized his life and work, he remained positive until finally succumbing to the last stages of his illness.”