Opera singerDied when: 48 years 158 days (581 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Enrico Caruso (/kəˈruːzoʊ/, US also /kəˈruːsoʊ/, Italian: [enˈriːko kaˈruːzo]; 25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor.
He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and the Americas, appearing in a wide variety of roles (74) from the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic.
One of the first major singing talents to be commercially recorded, Caruso made 247 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920, which made him an international popular entertainment star.