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Enrico Caruso
Caruso circa 1910
Born25 February 1873(1873-02-25)
Died2 August 1921(1921-08-02) (aged 48)
Naples, Kingdom of Italy
Resting placeCimitero di Santa Maria del Pianto
OccupationOperatic tenor
Years active1895–1920
Spouse(s)Dorothy Park Benjamin (m. 1918) «start: (1918)»"Marriage: Dorothy Park Benjamin to Enrico Caruso" Location: (linkback:
Partner(s)Ada Giachetti (1898–1908)

File:Lucia di Lammermoor (1908).webm Enrico Caruso (February 25, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was an Italian operic tenor. He was born and died in Naples. He sang at La Scala and the Metropolitan Opera House.[1] In 1987, he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.[2]


  1. "Enrico Caruso biography". A+E Television Networks, LLC.. Retrieved 9-24-2013. 
  2. Haupert, Michael (2012). Entertainment Industry: A Reference Handbook. ABC-CLIO. p. 116.