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Enrico Caruso (center) stars in the 1910 world premiere of Puccini's La Fanciulla del West. On the right, soprano Emmy Destinn as Minnie. White Studios/Metropolitan Opera Archive hide caption

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Tenor Enrico Caruso, circa 1910, in the lead role in Leoncavallo's opera I Pagliacci (The Clowns). Getty Images hide caption

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Enrico Caruso, And Confessions Of An Operaholic
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The Record Of Singing: Opera Across The Ages
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