Luciano Pavarotti quotes

Born
12 October 1935. Modena, Italy.

Died
6 September 2007.

Occupation
Singer.

Luciano Pavarotti was an Italian operatic tenor.

If you see me once, you cannot confuse me with another.
– Luciano Pavarotti
Opera is a beautiful and important diversion for me.
– Luciano Pavarotti
Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail.
– Luciano Pavarotti
People have a right to criticize.
– Luciano Pavarotti
You don’t need any brains to listen to music.
– Luciano Pavarotti
Above all, I am an opera singer. This is how people will remember me.
– Luciano Pavarotti
I was an elementary school teacher.
– Luciano Pavarotti
I want to reach as many people as possible with the message of music, of wonderful opera.
– Luciano Pavarotti
The better voice doesn’t mean being a better singer.
– Luciano Pavarotti
He wants only to rest and to have a little peace.
– Luciano Pavarotti
Opera is one of the most important art forms. It should be listened to and appreciated by everyone.
– Luciano Pavarotti
There is no prodigy in our profession. If you see all the great singer of the past, none of them are.
– Luciano Pavarotti
Why should be elite, music? Excuse me. Music must be for everybody.
– Luciano Pavarotti
People think I’m disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.
– Luciano Pavarotti
Am I afraid of high notes? Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
– Luciano Pavarotti
I am open to everything.
– Luciano Pavarotti
I am a tenor buff. I hear myself.
– Luciano Pavarotti
The music itself could never take the place of my own passion in life.
– Luciano Pavarotti
It is a very honest world, our work. I think you cannot fake anything.
– Luciano Pavarotti
There is no prodigy in our profession. If you see all the great singer of the past, none of them are.
– Luciano Pavarotti
I am a very superstitious person.
– Luciano Pavarotti
The rivalry is with ourself. I try to be better than is possible. I fight against myself, not against the other.
– Luciano Pavarotti
If you know why you fall in love, you aren’t in love.
– Luciano Pavarotti
I want to be famous everywhere.
– Luciano Pavarotti