Friday, March 13, 2015

100 Years Of Popular Music - 1917: Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso – 1917

Enrico Caruso was an Italian opera singer who released almost 300 recording between 1902 and 1920. He recorded the hit patriotic song “Over There” in 1917. At the peak of his fame he was paid $10,000 American dollars for a single night performance in Havana Cuba. In the fall of 1920, after an accident on stage, Caruso's health quickly deteriorated. He died in August of 1921.

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