Enrico Roberto Giovanni Caruso

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Enrico Roberto Giovanni Caruso

Also Known As: "Erri", "Errico", "Enrico"
Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Number 7 via San Giovannello agli Otto Calli, Naples, Campania, Italy
Death: August 2, 1921 (48) (Peritonitis arising from a burst subrenal abscess)
Place of Burial: Naples, Campania, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Marcellino Caruso and Anna Baldini
Husband of Dorothy Park Benjamin
Partner of Ada Vittoria Matilde Giachetti
Father of Rodolfo " Fofo" Marcellino Giuseppe Caruso; Enrico (Mimmi) Caruso, Jr. and Gloria Caruso
Brother of Giuseppa Maria Orsola Caruso; Cristofaro Carmine Pasquale Caruso; Francesco Caruso; Giamcomo Caruso; Rosaria Caruso and 3 others

Occupation: Opera singer
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Enrico Roberto Giovanni Caruso

Note::For The Record/

Bom Errico Caruso (adopted more formal Enrico for stage), February 27 (some sources say 25), 1873, in Naples, Italy; died of pneumonia and peritonitis in 1921 in Naples; son of Marcellino (a mechanic) and Anna (Baldini) Caruso; married Dorothy Park Benjamin, 1918; children: Gloria; (with Ada Giachetti) Rodolfo, Enrico Jr. Education: Studied voice with Guglielmo Vergine, 1891-94, and Vincenzo Lombardi, 1896-97.

His  marriage to Dorothy Park Benjamin in 1918 was happy and secure. His celebrated earnings allowed him to collect  Art, stamps, and coins. His clothing and furnishings were luxurious. He ate with gusto. And he was extremely generous. A gifted caricaturist, Caruso often gave drawings away. He would fill his pockets with gold  coins and shower stagehands with them at the end of Christmas time  productions. He also supported  many family members, gave numerous charity concerts, and helped raise millions of dollars  for the Allied cause during World War I.

Wikipedia: English

Enrico Caruso (February 25, 1873 – August 2, 1921) was an Italian tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and North and South America. Caruso also made approximately 290 commercial recordings of his voice, beginning as early as 1902 in Italy and continuing from 1904 until 1920 in the United States. All of his known surviving recordings are available today on remastered CDs.

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Enrico Roberto Giovanni Caruso's Timeline

February 25, 1873
Naples, Campania, Italy
July 2, 1898
Age 25
Milan, Italy
September 7, 1904
Age 31
Le Panchi, Italy
December 18, 1919
Age 46
August 2, 1921
Age 48
Naples, Campania, Italy