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22 May 2019, 17:04 | Updated: 22 May 2019, 17:06
We’ve delved deep into the archives and found the most beautiful photos of Luciano Pavarotti, showing his larger-than-life personality on and off stage.
You might think you’ve seen all there is to see about Pavarotti, but the opera star led a very private life behind the stage curtain.
As we anticipate the release of the new film about his life, we have found a collection of photos that give an insight into Luciano the family man, friend, actor and horse whisperer – as well as Pavarotti, global superstar.
Even Pavarotti got star-struck when it came to meeting royalty...
And he's shooting that Italian charm straight down the lens...
Virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman joins Pavarotti after a performance at Carnegie Hall. Can we be a part of this hug please?
Two legends in one room.
He sang an astonishing 378 performances with the company during his career.
And making guy-liner look good...
In this scene, Pavarotti serenades a nun in the back of a convertible. As you do.
Pavarotti, directed by Ron Howard, will be released in UK cinemas on 15 July 2019.