Pavarotti in La Boheme - 1961-1963
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Luciano Pavarotti - 15 facts you never knew about the great tenor
3. Pavarotti in La Boheme - 1961-1963
Pavarotti's career kicked off when he was cast as Rodolfo in Puccini's La Boheme, in a small regional Italian opera house - the Teatro Municipale, Reggio Emilia. He made his Royal Opera House debut in the same role in 1963 when he stood in for Giuseppe Di Stefano. Click below to hear Pavarotti's debut.