Pavarotti Dead at 71

Pavarotti has died of pancreatic cancer at 71.

One of my first memories of music school was of a professor discussing how important proper vocal technique is. He said something like “Listen to Madonna recordings from today and from 20 years ago. She sounds different. Listen to Pavarotti recordings from today and from 20 years ago. He sounds the same.”

This was also floating around at the time, so I link it in tribute:

Elephants Yeah!

Via: BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Opera legend Pavarotti dies at 71