Italian tenor, Franco Corelli was born in Ancona, Italy, on April 8, 1921 his voice was compared to Caruso's . Corelli died at age of 82 in Milan, Italy on October 29, 2003.
"We have lost one of the greatest tenors of the world. One of the greatest tenors of the century. He was the most serious of his profession, and he was a great interpreter who made great sacrifices for his career", said tenor Carlo Bergonzi.